The menopause is when a woman stops having [periods](yourmd:/condition/periods/introduction) and is no longer able to get pregnant naturally.
More information on Menopause is available here.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the name given to the physical, psychological and behavioural symptoms that can occur in the two weeks before a woman's monthly period.
More information on Premenstrual Tension Syndrome is available here.
Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.