Manage the PMS blues

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If you suffer from premenstrual syndrome make sure you are having enough of the following:

  • Multivitamin and Minerals should form the foundation of your supplementation, and ensure you get some of all those necessary nutrients.

  • Vitamin B6 is a "good mood" vitamin that plays an important part in synthesising certain brain chemicals. Take magnesium at the same time: it will convert the B6 into active form (pyridoxal-5-phosphate).

  • Vitamin E improves tension, irritability, poor coordination and many of the physical symptoms associated with PMS.

  • Magnesium is known as "nature's tranquiliser" and has been found to be useful in alleviating PMS symptoms, particularly if taken with Vitamin B6. Magnesium could also help prevent menstrual migraines.

  • Gamma linolenic acid (GLA). Omega 6 essential fatty acids are particularly helpful for women with premenstrual breast tenderness.

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