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What nutrients help decrease pms?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: PMS

There are a # of things you can help with PMS.
Omega 3 fatty acid, magnesium, evening primrose oil, chasteberry. Magnesium,or black cohosh can help. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Consider calcium, vit. B 6, or vit. E. Avoid excessive sugar & low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food & avoid processed foods. Reduce caffeine & alcohol use. Stay physically active.

In brief: PMS

There are a # of things you can help with PMS.
Omega 3 fatty acid, magnesium, evening primrose oil, chasteberry. Magnesium,or black cohosh can help. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Consider calcium, vit. B 6, or vit. E. Avoid excessive sugar & low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food & avoid processed foods. Reduce caffeine & alcohol use. Stay physically active.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Low fat and sugar

A healthy diet that is low in fat, salt, and simple sugars is best.
Moderate protein intake along with more complex carbohydrates are encouraged. Vitamin and mineral supplements have not been shown to be very effective.

In brief: Low fat and sugar

A healthy diet that is low in fat, salt, and simple sugars is best.
Moderate protein intake along with more complex carbohydrates are encouraged. Vitamin and mineral supplements have not been shown to be very effective.
Dr. David Doucette
Dr. David Doucette
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