* Have your cholesterol checked and switch to a low-cholesterol diet, if necessary, to avoid gallstone development.
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* Check female hormone levels (by a simple lab test) as these conditions are all hormone-related. The key is to stabilise the hormonal situation causing the cyclic upset
The contraceptive pill should be available over the counter without the need for a doctor's prescription, according to an editorial in The Lancet (4 September 1993).
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