3 Ways Your Period Might Be Making You Sick
In particularly severe cases of PMM, an ob-gyn may recommend suppressing your cycle using a form of continuous hormonal contraceptive. And, of course, a little extra self-care at that time of the month never hurts—advice that goes for every woman.
Do You Suffer from PMM?
Track your symptoms over three months and rate them on a scale of 1 (low severity) to 4 (help!!!). If you're hitting 3s and 4s every cycle, talk to your doctor.
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