Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

PMS:Missing nutrients

Women with PMS can benefit by boosting levels of specific nutrients. * Magnesium deficiency is common among women with PMS (Am J Clin Nutr, 1981; 34: 2364-6; Ann Clin Biochem, 1986; 23: 667-70). Ideally, take 400 mg/day but, in one trial, just 200...

Acupressure for Menstrual Cramps

Acupressure massage, an ancient Oriental healing method that applies finger pressure to specific points on the skin surface to help prevent and treat illness, can be effective in addressing many women's health concerns. According to Susan Lark, M.D...

Vitex: The Hormone Balancing Herb

Vitex agnus-castus is a perfect example of a modern medicinal plant, with important clinical applications, validated by modern science, and known and used by the ancient Greeks. From the writings of three of the best-known herbalists and healers of...

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