This is a great read via bustle.com:
Many of us seem to be pretty familiar with PMS symptoms like mood swings, bloating, cramping, and fatigue. But what if you’re experiencing these things weeks in advance? If you’re not someone who carefully tracks your period, spotting, getting pelvic pains, and feeling super moody weeks before you get your period can seem pretty alarming. But according to experts, that’s all part of that “other time of the month” called ovulation.
“Ovulation impacts every woman’s body differently, and not all women experience the same symptoms,” Dr. Peter Rizk, women’s health expert for Fairhaven Health tells Bustle. This means symptoms can vary in intensity and/or duration. Although he says it’s difficult to “universalize” it, educating yourself about what can happen to your body during ovulation can help to ease your mind or alert you to the things you may need to discuss with your doctor.
The good news is, the symptoms that you can experience during ovulation shouldn’t be that bad, at least not as bad as the average symptoms woman experiences during PMS. As Dr. Angela Jones, the resident sexual health advisor at Astroglide teslls Bustle, “The happenings and changes that occur are just part of the process and are normal.” Read more @ bustle.com