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Herbal Remedies For Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Menopause

Mrs. Kayathri Devi R

Keywords : Premenstrual syndrome, Menopause, Complementary and Alternative therapies, Herbs

Citation Information : R MK. Herbal Remedies For Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Menopause. 2018; 11 (3):40-42.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-11-3-40

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


The woman's reproductive experience begins with menarche, extends through fertility for twenty to forty years, enters the climacteric (including perimenopause), and finally the reproductive experience ends with menopause. During menstrual cycle many women experience with Premenstrual syndrome which occurs during the luteal phase. Both the conditions are due to altered estrogen and progesterone ratio. These conditions can be treated with vitamins and hormonal supplements, but it has lot of side - effects due to hormonal replacement therapy. Many complementary and alternative therapies like herbs are useful for relieving premenstrual and menopausal symptoms.

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