PMDD Herbal Remedies
Herbal remedies and vitamina supplements for PMDD can greatly reduce some fo the mood disorders and phsycial sysmptoms of this condition without the side effects of regular prescription drugs. Below are a few very helpful vitamins or herbs to begin to reduce the impact PMDD has on yoru life.
St. John’s Wort
This herbal remedy has been called nature’s antidepressant, and many studies of this herb have proven it to be as effective, if not MORE effective, than pharmaceutical antidepressants and come without the side effects too. If you suffer from PMDD induced depression then you may wish to consider this supplement to provide the relief that you need.
Good quality sleep is essential to helping your body fight off PMDD. Sometimes this can be the hardest thing to actually GET though. Melatonin is a great natural sleeping aid that works WITH your body not against it like many sleeping pills. By taking a supplement of 2-3 milligrams of melatonin at the same time each night you can not only help you fall asleep, but can help regulate your body’s natural sleep cycle.
Chasteberry, otherwise known as monk’s pepper, has long been used to help treat women suffering from PMDD and PMS. While doctors are not completely certain on how it works, studies have been done that show this herbal remedy helps to alleviate many PMDD symptoms, including irritability, headaches, and mood swings.
If you take 250-350 milligrams of magnesium every day you can greatly reduce PMDD symptoms across the board. It can help boost your mood, help you get better sleep quality, reduce pain and cramping, and it can even help reduce stress levels.