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PMS Symptom Relief

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These supplements and medicines have been found to alleviate symptoms including bloating, cramps and heavy flow.

ChasteberryKnown as the “woman’s herb,” studies show that this plant-derived supplement may help with breast tenderness and abdominal pain.

CalciumA report from Columbia University found that this bone-building mineral may improve symptoms by as much as 48 percent.

Naproxen or IbuprofenAnti-inflammatory drugs reduce pain associated with cramping and may decrease blood  ow.

Birth ControlMany women take birth control not for contraceptive purposes but because it alleviates discomfort caused by PMS and heavy flow.

LystedaThis new prescription medication does not affect ovulation, but has been found to reduce severe bleeding.

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