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PMS – Alternative Treatment

Posted December 7, 2012

Vitamin E levels in premenstrual syndrome

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin E

Chuong, C. J., E. B. Dawson, and E. R. Smith. “Vitamin E Levels in Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Am J Obstet Gynecol 163, no. 5 Pt 1 (Nov 1990): 1591-5.

Estrogenic and progestagenic effects of extracts of Justicia pectoralis Jacq., an herbal medicine from Costa Rica used for the treatment of menopause and PMS

Alternative Treatment: Justicia pectoralis Jacq. Extract,

Locklear, T. D., Y. Huang, J. Frasor, B. J. Doyle, A. Perez, J. Gomez-Laurito, and G. B. Mahady. “Estrogenic and Progestagenic Effects of Extracts of Justicia Pectoralis Jacq., an Herbal Medicine from Costa Rica Used for the Treatment of Menopause and Pms.” [In eng]. Maturitas 66, no. 3 (Jul 2010): 315-22.

Efficacy of vitamin B-6 in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome: Systematic review

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin B-6

Wyatt, K. M., P. W. Dimmock, P. W. Jones, and P. M. Shaughn O’Brien. “Efficacy of Vitamin B-6 in the Treatment of Premenstrual Syndrome: Systematic Review.” [In eng]. BMJ 318, no. 7195 (May 22 1999): 1375-81.

Vitamin A levels in premenstrual syndrome.

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin A

Chuong, C. J., E. B. Dawson, and E. R. Smith. “Vitamin A Levels in Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Fertil Steril 54, no. 4 (Oct 1990): 643-7.

Vitamin and trace element status in premenstrual syndrome

Alternative Treatment: magnesium, zinc, retinol (vitamin A), and (alpha)-tocopherol (vitamin E) and the activities of red cell enzymes dependent on thiamin and pyridoxine (vitamin B-6)

Mira, M., P. M. Stewart, and S. F. Abraham. “Vitamin and Trace Element Status in Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Am J Clin Nutr 47, no. 4 (Apr 1988): 636-41.

A controlled trial of Chinese herbal medicine for premenstrual syndrome

Alternative Treatment: Herbal medicine

Chou, P. B., C. A. Morse, and H. Xu. “A Controlled Trial of Chinese Herbal Medicine for Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 29, no. 3 (Sep 2008): 185-92.

Vitamin B6 in the treatment of the premenstrual syndrome – A review

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin B6

Kleijnen, J., G. Ter Riet, and P. Knipschild. “Vitamin B6 in the Treatment of the Premenstrual Syndrome–a Review.” [In eng]. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 97, no. 9 (Sep 1990): 847-52.

Treatment for the premenstrual syndrome with agnus castus fruit extract: Prospective, randomised, placebo controlled study

Alternative Treatment: agnus castus fruit extract

Schellenberg, R. “Treatment for the Premenstrual Syndrome with Agnus Castus Fruit Extract: Prospective, Randomised, Placebo Controlled Study.” [In eng]. BMJ 322, no. 7279 (Jan 20 2001): 134-7.

Chinese herbal medicine for premenstrual syndrome

Alternative Treatment: Herbal medicine

Jing, Z., X. Yang, K. M. Ismail, X. Chen, and T. Wu. “Chinese Herbal Medicine for Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, no. 1 (2009): CD006414.

Symptomatic treatment of premenstrual syndrome and/or primary dysmenorrhea with DLBS1442, a bioactive extract of Phaleria macrocarpa.

Alternative Treatment: extract of Phaleria macrocarpa.

Tjandrawinata, R. R., D. Nofiarny, L. W. Susanto, P. Hendri, and A. Clarissa. “Symptomatic Treatment of Premenstrual Syndrome and/or Primary Dysmenorrhea with Dlbs1442, a Bioactive Extract of Phaleria Macrocarpa.” [In eng]. Int J Gen Med 4 (2011): 465-76.

Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) and the premenstrual syndrome: a randomized crossover trial.

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin B6

Doll, H., S. Brown, A. Thurston, and M. Vessey. “Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) and the Premenstrual Syndrome: A Randomized Crossover Trial.” [In eng]. J R Coll Gen Pract 39, no. 326 (Sep 1989): 364-8.

Efficacy of Vitex agnus castus L. extract Ze 440 in patients with pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS)

Alternative Treatment: Vitex agnus castus L. extract

Berger, D., W. Schaffner, E. Schrader, B. Meier, and A. Brattstrom. “Efficacy of Vitex Agnus Castus L. Extract Ze 440 in Patients with Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (Pms).” [In eng]. Arch Gynecol Obstet 264, no. 3 (Nov 2000): 150-3.

Efficacy of self-help and alternative treatments of premenstrual syndrome

Alternative Treatment: Alternative treatment

Carter, J., and M. J. Verhoef. “Efficacy of Self-Help and Alternative Treatments of Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Womens Health Issues 4, no. 3 (Fall 1994): 130-7.

Studies on the physiology and alternative treatment of premenstrual syndrome.

Alternative Treatment: Alternative treatment

Kent, A. “Studies on the Physiology and Alternative Treatment of Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Rev Obstet Gynecol 1, no. 2 (Spring 2008): 91.

Vitamin B6 and the premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin B6

Gunn, A. D. “Vitamin B6 and the Premenstrual Syndrome (Pms).” [In eng]. Int J Vitam Nutr Res Suppl 27 (1985): 213-24.

Complementary/alternative therapies for premenstrual syndrome: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Alternative Treatment: herbal medicine, homeopathy, dietary supplements, relaxation, massage, reflexology, chiropractic, biofeedback

Stevinson, C., and E. Ernst. “Complementary/Alternative Therapies for Premenstrual Syndrome: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials.” [In eng]. Am J Obstet Gynecol 185, no. 1 (Jul 2001): 227-35.

Vitamin A and the premenstrual syndrome.

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin A

Farcot, A. “[Vitamin A and the Premenstrual Syndrome].” [In fre]. Maroc Med 38 (Aug 1959): 1227-33.

Vitamin B-6 status of women suffering from premenstrual syndrome

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin B6

van den Berg, H., E. S. Louwerse, H. W. Bruinse, J. T. Thissen, and J. Schrijver. “Vitamin B6 Status of Women Suffering from Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Hum Nutr Clin Nutr 40, no. 6 (Nov 1986): 441-50.

Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) and the premenstrual syndrome: a randomized crossover trial

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin B6

Doll, H., S. Brown, A. Thurston, and M. Vessey. “Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) and the Premenstrual Syndrome: A Randomized Crossover Trial.” [In eng]. J R Coll Gen Pract 39, no. 326 (Sep 1989): 364-8.

Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) therapy for premenstrual syndrome

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin B6

Kashanian, M., R. Mazinani, and S. Jalalmanesh. “Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) Therapy for Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 96, no. 1 (Jan 2007): 43-4.

Pathogenesis of the premenstrual syndrome. Treatment with benzoylcarbinol morpholine acetate, Vitamin C, methylcalcone hesperidin

Alternative Treatment: Benzoylcarbinol Morpholine Acetate, Vitamin C, Methylcalcone Hesperidin

Benfatto, G., and N. Marotta. “[Pathogenesis of the Premenstrual Syndrome. Treatment with Benzoylcarbinol Morpholine Acetate, Vitamin C, Methylcalcone Hesperidin].” [In ita]. Gazz Sanit 36 (1965): 44-7.

Vitamin B-6 in premenstrual syndrome

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin B6

Berman, M. K., M. L. Taylor, and E. Freeman. “Vitamin B-6 in Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. J Am Diet Assoc 90, no. 6 (Jun 1990): 859-61.

Vitamin B6 in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome?

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin B6

“[Vitamin B6 in Premenstrual Syndrome?].” [In ger]. Med Monatsschr Pharm 15, no. 5 (May 1992): 149.

Vitamin B6 in premenstrual syndrome?

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin B6

“[Vitamin B6 in Premenstrual Syndrome?].” [In ger]. Med Monatsschr Pharm 15, no. 5 (May 1992): 149.

Effect of treatment with dydrogesterone or calcium plus vitamin D on the severity of premenstrual syndrome

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin D, Calcium

Khajehei, M., K. Abdali, M. E. Parsanezhad, and H. R. Tabatabaee. “Effect of Treatment with Dydrogesterone or Calcium Plus Vitamin D on the Severity of Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 105, no. 2 (May 2009): 158-61.

Calcium and vitamin D intake and risk of incident premenstrual syndrome

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin D, Calcium

Bertone-Johnson, E. R., S. E. Hankinson, A. Bendich, S. R. Johnson, W. C. Willett, and J. E. Manson. “Calcium and Vitamin D Intake and Risk of Incident Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Arch Intern Med 165, no. 11 (Jun 13 2005): 1246-52.

Treatment of premenstrual syndrome with vitamin A & E.

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin A, Vitamin E

Geisendorf, W. “[Treatment of Premenstrual Syndrome with Vitamin A & E].” [In fre]. Bull Fed Soc Gynecol Obstet Lang Fr 10, no. 1 (1958): 3-7.

Activation of the μ-opiate receptor by Vitex agnus-castus methanol extracts: Implication for its use in PMS

Alternative Treatment: Vitex agnus-castus methanol extracts

Webster, D. E., J. Lu, S. N. Chen, N. R. Farnsworth, and Z. J. Wang. “Activation of the Mu-Opiate Receptor by Vitex Agnus-Castus Methanol Extracts: Implication for Its Use in Pms.” [In eng]. J Ethnopharmacol 106, no. 2 (Jun 30 2006): 216-21.

Evaluating the effect of magnesium and magnesium plus vitamin B6 supplement on the severity of premenstrual syndrome.

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin B6

Fathizadeh, N., E. Ebrahimi, M. Valiani, N. Tavakoli, and M. H. Yar. “Evaluating the Effect of Magnesium and Magnesium Plus Vitamin B6 Supplement on the Severity of Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Iran J Nurs Midwifery Res 15, no. Suppl 1 (Dec 2010): 401-5.

Vitamin A levels in premenstrual syndrome

Alternative Treatment: Vitamin A

Chuong, C. J., E. B. Dawson, and E. R. Smith. “Vitamin A Levels in Premenstrual Syndrome.” [In eng]. Fertil Steril 54, no. 4 (Oct 1990): 643-7.