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Menstrual synchrony: fact or fiction?

by Sonia Chartier, on 25 May 2016, Women's Health
Menstrual synchrony

Menstrual synchrony is sometimes referred to as the dormitory phenomenon or the McClintock effect.

Whether it’s between a mother and daughter, between students in residence or between lesbian partners, it’s something people love to talk about and it even makes headlines in scientific journals…

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PMS or pregnancy symptoms? What are the differences?

by Sonia Chartier, on 14 March 2016, Women's Health
pregnancy symptoms

Pregnant or PMSing? The symptoms can be remarkably similar. Sensitive, swollen breasts, emotions all over the place, fatigue, cramps, pimples…

Do you jump for joy or panic (depending on the circumstances) or do you just make sure you have what you need in your handbag?

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Natural ways to maintain regular periods

by Sonia Chartier, on 28 January 2016, Women's Health
irregular periods

Are you one of the lucky women who don’t have to worry about your next period because it’s like clockwork? Or are you one of those doomed to carry your period paraphernalia around with you everywhere you go?

Once you’ve understood what causes your cycle to derail, there are things you can do to regulate it so you too can plan your next visit to the spa and lighten up your handbag…

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“Normal” nausea or PMS?

by Sonia Chartier, on 21 December 2015, Digestion, Women's Health
nausea

Although rather rare, nausea is a very real and possible symptom of PMS. And no, it’s not because you gave into your junk food cravings despite your best intentions.

If, a few days before your period, nausea destroys your sense of enjoyment or makes you grumpier than you already are, then this article is for you.

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5 essentials for your PMS survival kit 

by Sonia Chartier, on 27 October 2015, Women's Health
pms-survival-kit

co-written by Josée Fortin, Biochemist

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a health issue that affects between 70 and 75% of women during 1 or 2 weeks prior to their period.  In 5% of cases, symptoms are so severe that the women are not able to go on with their normal activities.  30 to 40% of women claim that PMS affects their daily life…

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