Home > Medical > PMS > News 06 January 2017 SEE: 6 Myths and facts on PMS Can PMS really cause way-out cravings? And what about mood swings? We are busting some myths and proving facts about the monthly visitor . . . 0 Anina Visser Related articles 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. 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.