When you get your first period, it may seem to show up rather unexpectedly. However, over time you’ll understand your body better and sense a pattern when your period is approaching. Mood swings and physical changes are the most obvious signs, which start around a week or two before you get your period and end 3-4 days after the bleeding begins. This is also knows as Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and some women experience more severe PMS symptoms than others. Don’t worry girls, soon you will learn how to identify these symptoms and be absolutely prepared for your period before it comes knocking on your door!
PMS is caused due to hormonal fluctuation and includes the following symptoms: