A study revealed that in the ten days before their periods begin - known as the luteal phase - women are much less in control of their spending habits.
Psychologists at Hertfordshire University concluded that a shopping spree could be a way of dealing with the intense emotions of pre-menstrual syndrome, which affects around 90 per cent of women each month.
Professor Karen Pine, who conducted the study of 443 women aged between 18 and 50, said: 'The later women were in their menstrual cycle, the more likely they were to have overspent [continue reading source...]
I know I tend to pig out when it's that time of the month, but I don't think I ever went on an emotional shopping spree. I wouldn't want to try on clothes that time of the month being bloated and all, lol. What do you think about the study? Do you shop more when it's that time of the month?