Category Archives: PMS

How You’re Making Your PMS (Or Menopause) Worse

When we started Women to Women more than thirty years ago, we were so excited to create the first alternative health clinic to offer care for women by women. We knew from the day our doors opened that women were not always listened to in the mainstream health care system. We knew that many practitioners […]

Making Menopause Magical and Meaningful

One of the wonderful things about being a part of Women to Women for over thirty years is that I have seen so many women heal their bodies and their lives. Thousands of women overcome by disruptive symptoms such as joint pain, night sweats, digestive concerns, anxiety, depression, mood swings, or hot flashes, have gone […]

PMS Doesn’t Exist!

PMS doesn’t exist! That’s what I heard from a speaker recently who was giving a TED-X talk. Describing PMS as a myth, she went as far as to say that the PMS label is an excuse for women to behave in a way that would otherwise not be acceptable. And that for all we know, […]

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Easing Symptoms Of PMS

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Your food choices can be one of the most powerful tools you have to eliminate symptoms of PMS. There’s no doubt that the foods you eat have a direct impact on the way you feel. If you find yourself sluggish, irritable, anxious, bloated coping with increased food cravings or unusually […]

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The Role Of Stress and PMS

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP I’ll never forget it. I was 20 years old, having just graduated from college and home for the summer while preparing to take off for a long-awaited trip to Europe. My whole life lay ahead of me—and I wasn’t even able to get motivated to renew my passport. Despite all […]

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What You Can Do To Reduce Or Even Eliminate PMS

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP I will never forget it. I was 20 years old, having just graduated from college and home for the summer while preparing to take off for a long-awaited trip to Europe. My whole life lay ahead of me—and I wasn’t even able to get motivated to renew my passport. Despite […]

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Herbal Treatments for PMS

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Treating premenstrual syndrome naturally What causes PMS Nature’s answer to PMS Women to Women takes you seriously We know you’ve had to change your plans because of your symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. The question is, how often? We know that PMS affects your life by causing a disruption in your […]

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Severe PMS and PMDD Treatment

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Advanced Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Treatment There are certain times in life that we experience strong emotions that move us, and alter our mood for a period of time. For example, watching a movie where a mother reunites with her long lost child can bring up […]

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PMS Symptoms And Causes

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP What causes PMS symptoms? Lifestyle factors contribute to PMS Simple changes to feel better No matter if you are suffering from one particularly painful PMS symptom or 100 PMS symptoms, I want you to know that you have the ability to modify how you’re feeling. Over the years we’ve seen […]

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Natural Relief For PMS Symptoms

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Natural relief for PMS symptoms: the Women to Women approach Several women tell me that they’ve always assumed that premenstrual syndrome (PMS) was just a part of life they had to live with and they couldn’t do anything about it—and they were never told otherwise. Jenny, one of the women […]

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PMS — A Preview Of Perimenopause

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, is one of the most common forms of hormonal imbalance affecting women. Up to 75% of all American women who menstruate report experiencing PMS symptoms, and as many as 30–40% report impairment of their daily activity due to PMS.  Yet up until the 1980’s, PMS was […]

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