A chocolate bar for the time of the month

A chocolate bar with added herbs is being sold in Europe for PMS. [Daily Mail UK Nov 6, 2016]

It should be added that there is a remarkably high positive response rate for any treatment for premenstrual syndrome. [Clinical Obstetrics Gynecology June 1987] Frequently encountered signs and symptoms include breast tenderness and swelling, weight gain, headache, abdominal cramping and bloating, food cravings, thirst, nausea, joint pain, acne, dizziness, and one or more psychological symptoms: irritability, lethargy and fatigue, depression, anxiety, hostility and aggression.  Calcium (500 mg) + vitamin B6 (40 mg) supplementation is reported to alleviate PMS symptoms. [Journal Caring Science March 1, 2016]

Vitamin D also appears to address PMS. [Journal Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology Aug 2016]  Wheat germ extract was also recently reported to alleviate PMS. [Iranian Journal Pharmaceutical Research 2015]  Vitex, an herbal medicine, was shown to have a strong effect in abolishing symptoms of PMS. [Advances in Therapy 2013]

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