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And accepted in europe as a treatment for pms

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Unformatted text preview: esterone • GnSH • Diuretics NSAIDS • Chasteberry Management of PMS • Chasteberry is widely used and accepted in Europe as a treatment for PMS, dysmenorrhea, mastodynia PMS, dysmenorrhea mastodynia (painful breast swelling), and menopause (Can J Clin Pharmacol. 2009 Fall;16(3):e407-29. menopause Can Clin Pharmacol Epub 2009 Oct 29.). • Compounds found within Chasteberry Compounds Chasteberry work on the pituitary gland - balancing hormone levels Management of PMS Management Tryptophan, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B6, Potassium 6, Potassium Management of PMS • Decrease Caffeine intake • PMS symptoms increase in severity with increased coffee intake • Risk of severe symptoms 8 times higher with 8–10 cups compared to non-coffee drinkers • Exercise & stress reduction • Daily physical activity & reducing daily stress decrease symptoms The Female Athletic Triad and Infertility • Triad consists of: • Amenorrhea – absence of 3 to 6 periods Amenorrhea • disordered eating • osteoporosis • Triggered when energy intake is ~30% less than requirement • Decrease in luteinizing hormone & lack of estrogen • Low hormone levels lead to reduction in bone density - osteoporosis The Female Athletic Triad and Infertility • Increased calories to restore energy balance • Vitamin D...
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