A topic often spoken about in hushed tones takes centre stage amid the glitz and glamour of the Academy Awards.
For some women, PMS might mean a few hours of discomfort or irritability in the lead-up to their period. For others, it can be days off work, severely low moods and 'not being able to cope at home'.
Be it because of concerns over big femcare, landfill, cost, toxic ingredients or toxic shock syndrome, some menstruators seek solutions outside of the Kotex box.
While we all know what periods are, not everyone understands their exact biological purpose. Take our quiz and test your period IQ.