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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) - What Happens

Most women first get PMS in their mid-20s, but it becomes more common in women in their 30s. Women in their late 30s and early 40s may have perimenopausal symptoms that are similar to PMS and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).

After menopause, when hormones are low and no longer rise and fall each month, women don't have PMS.

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Herbal Remedies for PMS

Herbal remedies for premenstrual syndrome (PMS) are among the vitamins and supplements women spend billions on each year. Of women who buy supplements, 4% do so to alleviate symptoms of PMS, according to one report. Some of the things they turn to include chaste tree extract (chasteberry), evening primrose oil, black cohosh, and St. John's wort to chase away the premenstrual blues. Do they work? Maybe. There isn't conclusive scientific research about their effectiveness in curbing PMS symptoms...

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Last Updated: July 25, 2014
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