Stress and PMS: Break the Cycle

Rich JacobsArticles, PMS Depression2 Comments

Do you feel more stressed than usual in the weeks leading up to your period? I see many patients who arrange their lives around their menstrual cycles, trying to lighten any burdens that may be placed upon them during these two weeks before their periods occur. Stress and PMS can be a vicious cycle: PMS and its many symptoms increase … Read More

Depression During PMS: It Doesn’t Have to Be Normal for You

Rich JacobsArticles, PMS, PMS Depression2 Comments

For many women, the two weeks before menstruation are especially trying. This condition is commonly referred to as premenstrual syndrome, or PMS. Hormone fluctuations, insomnia, anxiety, food cravings, bloating, and a lack of motivation are a common occurrence. Add to that the usual stresses of an overly-busy lifestyle, and it’s no wonder more and more women are becoming fed-up with … Read More