A 30-year-old female asked:
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i have bad pms, depression extremely fatigued before my period. bad pains and lower abdomen pain/cramps. how much primrose oil to take? when to start

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
PMS: "For premenstrual syndrome (PMS), 500-6,000 milligrams of EPO or 6-12 capsules EPO have been taken by mouth 1-4 times daily." REF: http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/evening-primrose/dosing/HRB-20059889. Another recommendation is for "1,500mg beginning on the first day of your menstrual cycle, until ovulation." REF: https://draxe.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/EveningPrimroseOilGraph
Answered on Sep 16, 2017
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