ESCAPING THE PMS MAZE
by Geoffrey Redmond, MD
HELP FOR PMS: THE HOLISTIC APPROACH
PMS almost always gets better. But to be effective, treatment must take into account the many factors involved in each person because PMS is different for each woman who has it. The key to overcoming PMS is finding what your body needs.
The first step is a thorough medical evaluation which ideally includes a thorough discussion of your past health history, current lifestyle and nutrition as well as the specific symptoms you are having and what triggers them. Your life situation, stresses and relationships also should be taken into account. There are many effective treatments but none works for all women. A treatment which did not work by itself may help when it is combined with others.
A holistic plan should be made up from four components:
Herbs and supplements
It usually takes at least two cycles to see if a treatment is helping.
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