What Are Signs That You Are Getting Your Period?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 31, 2020 8:54:39 AM ET

Some common signs of getting a period are abdominal cramping, headaches or muscle aches, fatigue, bloating, moodiness, breast tenderness, acne and depression. According to WebMD, these signs of PMS, or premenstrual syndrome, affect nearly all women of child-bearing age in one way or another.