Enjoy a calmer premenstrual week with this vitamin

/Enjoy a calmer premenstrual week with this vitamin

Enjoy a calmer premenstrual week with this vitamin

joy1Struggle with anxiety, anger and/or the blues during your premenstrual week as estrogen plummets?

Try taking 50 mg. to 100 mg. of vitamin B6 daily. A review of nine studies in the British Medical Journal reveals that women who did just this were significantly less likely to be anxious, depressed and irritable during the week leading up to their period.

Though more research is needed to explain why, one theory is that B6 helps the brain churn out chemicals that balance mood.

By | 2018-09-09T13:06:10+00:00 January 24th, 2014|hormonology tip|0 Comments

About the Author:

Gabrielle Lichterman is the founder of Hormonology, author of 28 Days: What Your Cycle Reveals about Your Love Life, Moods and Potential and creator of the popular Hormone Horoscope menstrual cycle tracker apps. In 2005, Gabrielle pioneered the growing movement among women to live in sync with their menstrual cycles and learn about the many ways their hormones impact their moods, health and behavior with the publication of her book, 28 Days. She's also a longtime women's health journalist whose articles have been published in major publications around the globe. Gabrielle's new updated and expanded version of 28 Days is due to be published December 2018. You can help get this book published by participating in her fundraiser at MyHormonology.com/28-days-fundraiser.

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