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Can PMS Occur In The Middle Of Your Period?



Question: Can PMS occur during the middle of your period? Currently I'm in the middle of menstruation, and I've had mood swings, urges to cry and migraine/cramps for the past three days. Is this PMS related as it's not before my period it's during?

Moxie: PMS, mood swings, cramps, migraines, crying spells, and all the other horrible things PMS and PMDD bring are caused by estrogen levels falling too low. You will feel this way anytime your estrogen gets low which is usually right before your period but if you generally have low estrogen levels, you will feel like crap most of...

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Menstrual Irregularities and Menopause



A client sent me and article entitled MENSTRUAL IRREGULARITY AND MENOPAUSE, WHAT’S NORMAL, WHAT’S NOT? and asked me to post my responses to these questions.  Below you will see some of those questions and my answers.

 
Why is my menstrual cycle irregular?

Because your estrogen is too low (hypoestrogenism) and you can get it back to regular status by increasing your estrogen my stimulating your ovaries into production provided your ovaries are healthy. You do this with a nutrient dense diet (no processed foods or sugar), daily physical activity (break a sweat),...

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Hormonal Contraception And Suicide



Hormonal Contraception And Suicide, everyone's taking about it and posting it all over social media, and here is my two cents about it.  One thing I found in my years of research is that you can find a study to support just about anything even when it comes to hormonal contraception use, depression, and suicide. One study from The American Journal of Psychiatry1 entitled, Association of Hormonal Contraception with Suicide Attempts and Suicide concludes, “Use of hormonal contraception was positively associated with subsequent suicide attempt and suicide. Adolescent women...

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