These supplements and medicines have been found to alleviate symptoms including bloating, cramps and heavy flow.
Chasteberry – Known as the “woman’s herb,” studies show that this plant-derived supplement may help with breast tenderness and abdominal pain.
Calcium – A report from Columbia University found that this bone-building mineral may improve symptoms by as much as 48 percent.
Naproxen or Ibuprofen – Anti-inflammatory drugs reduce pain associated with cramping and may decrease blood ow.
Birth Control – Many women take birth control not for contraceptive purposes but because it alleviates discomfort caused by PMS and heavy flow.
Lysteda – This new prescription medication does not affect ovulation, but has been found to reduce severe bleeding.