Menstrual Problems (PMS and Menorrhagia)

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Although homeopathic substances listed in this article are generally not known to cause serious side effects, their effectiveness has not been demonstrated by scientific research. Consumers should check labels carefully, since a homeopathic product that is not diluted, or not diluted enough, may contain ingredients that cause allergic reactions, side effects, or interactions. It is always advisable to discuss any new treatment program with your healthcare practitioner.

For more information, see Homeopathy FAQs, "What Is Homeopathy?," and “Using Homeopathy with Professional Guidance” in Homeopathic Medicine.

Premenstrual syndrome affects 75% of women, especially in their 20s and 30s. The symptoms include mood swings, tender breasts, abdominal bloating, fatigue and irritability. Homeopathic medicines offer a safe alternative, without causing side effects or affecting the monthly cycle. See a doctor if PMS disturbs your life, or if you have trouble managing the symptoms.

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The information presented here is for informational purposes only and was created by a team of US–registered dietitians and food experts. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements, making dietary changes, or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires December 2018.