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 | 2014-04-21T09:49:44+00:00 January 24th, 2014|hormonology tip|0 Comments

About the Author:

Gabrielle Lichterman, founder of Hormonology® and a longtime women’s health journalist, pioneered the growing movement among women to live in sync with their menstrual cycles and know more about all the ways their hormones impact their moods, health and behavior. This movement was launched in 2005 with Gabrielle’s groundbreaking book, 28 Days: What Your Cycle Reveals about Your Love Life, Moods and Potential, and her creation of Hormonology®. She offers a variety of tools–including her popular free Hormone Horoscope® app, eBooks, infographics, videos and tips–to share vital information about hormones.

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