Whether you get obnoxiously irritable, feel enormously fatter than your norm, hear your chocolately cravings calling you, or simply suffer from pains in your stomach, we all have our own warning signs that our time of the month is approaching. This uncomfortable precursor to the arrival of our you-know-what, is called PMS.
“PMS” stands for “premenstrual syndrome” which typically happens 10 or so days before your monthly gift. You may wonder, what causes PMS? Scientific sources say that we should blame our changing hormone levels. Is some Advil or Midol our only saving grace?