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Magnesium deficiency in premenstrual tension. Magnesium Bull.
Six women who were poorly prepared--who had received negative messages and nonsupportive instructions from their mother, who had experienced dread of the event, and who got little feedback from others --reported much more premenstrual tension.
In fact, she believes that chocolate is so beneficial to our general good health that she has recently called for her products to be made available free of charge on the NHS, to treat patients suffering from premenstrual tension (PMT) and depression.
ABOUT 95 per cent of all women of reproductive age will experience some form of premenstrual tension. And 5 per cent will find the psychological and physical symptoms so debilitating that their work and relationships will suffer.
The first mention of menstrual cycle-related changes in the medical literature is attributed to Frank (1931) who used the term "premenstrual tension" to describe a constellation of menstrual cycle-related changes experienced by women during the second half of the menstrual cycle.
Scores on the Premenstrual Tension Syndrome Scale improved in both groups, decreasing from 15 to 5 with vitex and from 11 to 5 with pyridoxine.
Australian girls also have linked menstruation with incapacity or illness, and they view premenstrual tension as the norm.
The symptoms of what was called premenstrual tension syndrome--significant mood and behavior changes associated with the menstrual cycle--were first described in the medical literature in the 1930s, in a group of 15 patients, Dr Ling noted.
Evening Primrose Oil is a rich source of the Omega-6 essential fatty acid GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid) and may help to ease premenstrual tension.
Thus, even though claims of premenstrual tension have won probation for several English women charged with homicide, British journalist Melissa Benn argues persuasively in "Body talk" against the PMT defense.
Premenstrual tension: A study of weight changes and balances of Na+, water and potassium.
This group of symptoms are first named as premenstrual tension by Frank and later renamed to premenstrual syndrome by Greene and Daltonin 1953 [2].