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What No One Tells Black Women About Period Pain

If your time of the month is particularly rough, you might have Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

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For as long as I can remember, my monthly cycle was accompanied by a wave of mood swings and cramps. For me, this time of the month meant potentially missing class or work for at least the first day of my period. I would also…

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