Home > Medical > PMS > News Updated 18 November 2016 Menstruation through the periods We take a look at look at how women have handled their menstrual cycles through the ages. Some may surprise you, others may shock you. 0 Sources: http://menstrualcup.co/who-invented-the-menstrual-cup; www.medicaldaily.com/menstrual-period-time-month-history-387252; www.womenshealthmag.com/health/period-products-through-the-years/slide/15 Mandy Freeman Related articles WATCH: 5 things you should know about PMS PMS is often shrouded in mystery, but we are breaking down the caricature with these 5 fun facts . . . Ever wondered why you crave chocolate during PMS? It’s that time of the month and all you want is a huge chocolate bar, or two. Here's why. The link between PMS and migraines New research is linking oestrogen withdrawal to menstrual migraine. More rapid oestrogen decline may make women vulnerable to common triggers for migraine attacks such as stress, lack of sleep, foods and wine.