What can I do about PMS and painful periods?

Period pains and PMS can make any woman's life a misery. But you don't have to suffer alone or for much longer – help is at hand.

Step 1
Brush up on the facts by reading reading our expert's article on dysmenorrhoea and premenstrual syndrome.

Step 2
See your doctor or gynaecologist to find out if there is medication that would make your life easier.

Step 3
Find out how changing your diet can beat PMS or how you can beat PMS the natural way.

Step 4
If you still have further questions that you would like to ask, visit GynaeDoc's forum.

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