PMS

hormones

Being Hormonal Is Actually A Good Thing

What we consider 'hormonal' is actually a sign of higher intelligence.
Carson Kessler
3.21.18
Weed

Could Weed Help Treat PMS?

Some women puff-puff-pass on the Midol, finding pain relief in cannabis instead.
Janie Cameron
12.27.17
women's health

We’d Know More About PMS if Researchers Spent as Much Time on It as ED

Is PMS biological or "cultural?" This mystery deserves boner-caliber research too.
Misha Gajewski
12.13.17
periods

Men Have Questions About Periods, and We Answered Them

"Have you ever been tempted to taste your blood?"
Hannah Ewens
10.10.17
Deep Ass Questions

This Is Why You're a Bad Drummer

PMS clumsiness is either a thing or leftover from the days when science tried to justify treating women like freaks for menstruating.
Lara Williams
6.2.17
Health

Scientists May Finally Have Found What Causes Severe PMS, or PMDD

New research has linked PMDD, often misdiagnosed as bipolar disorder, to cellular behavior. Advocates hope this new research will make it easier to properly diagnose PMDD.
Sarah Hagi
1.4.17
PMS

Scientists Finally Discovered Why Your Period Sucks

It's that shitty time of the month again.
Sarah Emerson
6.19.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Quarter of Men Think They Get PMS Too, According to a New Survey

A British poll found that 26 percent of males experience the same monthly symptoms associated with menstruation.
VICE Staff
11.20.15
Interviews

Brotherhood and Sisterhood: Looking Back with New York Hardcore's Warzone Women

Freddy Alva tracks down the women who were a vital component of the diverse urban tribe that congregated around Warzone in NYC's Lower East Side in the 1980s.
Freddy Alva
6.10.15
The VICE Guide to Mental Health

Female Hormones Can Make a Bloody Mess of Your Mental Health

It's time people took the mental repercussions of periods seriously.
Nell Frizzell
5.1.15
Stuff

For Homeless Women, Having a Period Isn't a Hassle, It's a Nightmare

As long as sanitary ware is classified as a "nonessential" and "luxury" item, and isn't given out for free like condoms, homeless women may be forced to shoplift for tampons and towels, or resort to using tissue from McDonald's toilets.
Maya Oppenheim
1.23.15
Interviews

Lily Allen Shows Us Her Wits

From record execs telling her not to sing "bitch" to having the word "period" edited out of her songs—Lily tells it like it is.
Kathy Iandoli
5.19.14