Premenstrual syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a collection of symptoms in women prior to the onset of menstruation such as moodiness/depression, tiredness, irritability and bloating. Manganese has been suggested for treatment of this condition based on a 169-day metabolic study in which women had increased mood and pain symptoms with a lower (1.0 mg) versus higher (5.6 mg) Mn intake.72 A possible link with PMS was indicated since the change in mood was found only in their premenstrual phase. However, a subsequent study 10 years later by the same researchers found that dietary manganese only minimally influenced psychological measures in women on an 8-week crossover design study of 0.8 or 20 mg Mn/day.73 Intake of manganese was not related to measures of hostility, anger or aggression, but low manganese was associated with higher self-confidence. Thus, the efficacy of manganese for symptoms of PMS is unclear.

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Curing Premenstrual Tension Naturally

Curing Premenstrual Tension Naturally

Is Moodiness, Pain and Bloating Paralyzing Your Life In the Days Leading Up to Your Period? Just what is premenstrual tension also known as PMS anyway and why does it cause most women so much misery?

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