• Apparently Your Period Can Cause You to Run a Low-Grade Fever - Here's Why

    6 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    From tender breasts to mood swings , PMS is no joke - but there's one symptom that may catch you completely by surprise. "The basal core body temperature can change over the course of the menstrual cycle, with a higher temperature occurring during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle after ovulation," Shannon Clark , MD, FACOG, a double board-certified ob-gyn and professor in maternal-fetal medicine in Texas, told POPSUGAR. That's right - you can run a slight fever leading up to your period, without ever actually being sick .
    Dr. Clark explained that hormone fluctuations during your...
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