It could be related to the hormones which cause you stress or making things go out of whack. Mine is worse during that time too and I still have yet to find out why I am having such severe symptoms with no relief.
Ladies! I think you may be right. Mine seems to flare up right before it starts. Like during the PMS time. But I am going to see if it is bad during the period as well. Mine is due by tomorrow. My reflux is SO BAD tonight! I have been so bad with my diet and had coffee 4 days in a row. No wonder I am being punished. The mucus is horrific and I have a gaggy cough.