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Bio-identical hormones and PMS

WHAT IS PMS (Pre-Menstrual Syndrome) ?

PMS is  a HORMONAL DISORDER characterized by the monthly recurrence of certain physical or psychological symptoms during the 2 weeks before menstruation and the subsiding of those symptoms when menstrual flow begins or slightly afterwards.

COMMON PMS SYMPTOMS:

Abdominal bloating  -  Backache  -  Breast tenderness  -  Constipation  -  Cramps  -  Fatigue  - Dizziness  -  Depression  -  Headaches  -  Hot flashes  -  Irritability  -  Nausea  -  Insomnia  - Tension  -  Tremors  -  Vomiting  -  Weight gain  -  etc…

BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE THERAPY OF PMS :

PROGESTERONE  cream 3% : Apply ½ (0.5ml) scoop twice a day from day 10 to day 25 of cycle.

As long as you experience PMS symptoms, you aren’t taking enough progesterone.  The creams can be increased to 4%, 5%, 10%. -  Available from The Compounding Pharmacy of South Africa.

Or you can use Progesterone capsules (micronized): Take 1 capsule at night. You can increase the dose to 2 capsules at night.

Most women with severe PMS do not even respond to 10% Progesterone creams.

OTHER NUTRACEUTICALS AVAILABLE FOR TREATMENT OF PMS :

  • Soy Isoflavones: Take 1 capsule daily, with or shortly after a meal
  • Krill Oil (Neptune - NKO®) Omega 3 (or Fish Oil Extract Omega 3 or Sol-Oil 3 & 6 or Flaxseed Oil Omega 3): Take 1 capsule twice daily, with or shortly after meals
  • Magnesium Glycinate: Take 2-4 capsules at night, with or shortly after a meal
  • St. John’s Wort: Take 1 capsule two to three times per day after meals
  • Hormone Balance Natural HRT: Take 2 capsules daily after a meal
  • Vitamin A: Take 1 tablet daily after a meal
  • Super Mega-BTM: Take 1 capsule twice daily, with or shortly after meals
  • Parsley or strawberries (natural diuretics)

Contributor:

Dr Craige Golding

 
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