Here's Exactly Why Your Boobs Hurt So Much Before Your Period (and What You Can Do About It)

Since puberty, I have suffered from intense symptoms of PMS. In my 20s, I was finally given a diagnosis of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), an intense and debilitating form of PMS. One of the unbearable symptoms of this fun disorder is very sore and very tender breasts. When I say sore and tender, what I…

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8 Quick and Easy Fixes to Soothe Debilitating PMS Pain

Periods suck. They’re painful, achy, messy, and inconvenient. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s just acknowledge that they exist and we need to move forward and be proactive. Related Stories:5 Reasons to Try Thinx If You Hate Pads Let’s focus on the pain part – many of us suffer from intense amounts of…

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Why Some Trainers Say Barre Workouts Can't Really Deliver

Barre studios have exploded over the past decade and continue to be on the rise. But is it really all it’s cracked up to be? Do those tiny pulsing movements that leave the body shaking really help you gain more strength? Are all the promises of long, lean muscles and ballet bodies really achievable without…

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These 10 5-Minute Workouts Will Whip Your Whole Body Into Shape, Fast!

No time, no space, no equipment? NO problem. Excuses are all out the door with this mix of versatile five-minute workouts. Most of these are equipment-free, while some require a hand weight or two, and none of them take more than five minutes. That’s it! Just five minutes. We know you’re busy, but you can…

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Is Almond Milk Actually Good For You?

If cutting dairy out of your diet is a priority, you’ve likely been evaluating all sorts of alternatives. Which is the best plant-based milk, and which ones are actually good for you? Milk is a great source of protein and natural, bioavailable calcium – but so many people can’t digest lactose or are simply turning…

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