Home > Medical > PMS How eating more meat may help your PMS A 10-year-long study has revealed some interesting facts about iron, potassium and other minerals that might impact the development of PMS. Why do some women get 'bad' PMS and others don’t? Premenstrual syndrome symptoms affect an average of 75% of women, although only between 20 and 40% experience extreme discomfort. 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. Latest in PMS How does early menopause affect a woman's heart? Women who reached menopause before age 50 were more likely to have a nonfatal heart problem, such as a heart attack, angina or stroke, researchers have found. SEE: 14 facts about menstruation you might not know Did you know? The average woman will have 400 periods in her lifetime? This Menstrual Hygiene Day we bring you 14 facts about menstruation. Your severe symptoms might not be PMS When emotional instability just before your period starts impacting your work and daily life, it might be something other than PMS. Your vagina might be itchier around your period – here’s why We asked the experts what to do about it. load more Your PMS Guide Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a set of symptoms, ranging from weight gain and mood swings to depression, that some women get before their period. Learn more about common PMS causes, symptoms and treatment options. What is PMS? Symptoms of PMS Causes of PMS Diagnosing PMS PMS treatment Am I eating to control PMS?