By Sarah Jio, Glamour magazine
If you struggle with PMS symptoms (who doesn't!) and are especially bothered by cramps, you might be interested in this new remedy being touted by researchers in Italy...
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A small, but promising, Italian study found that women given a one-time injection of high-dose vitamin D five days before the the start of their expected periods experienced a 41 percent reduction in pain and symptoms.
While some OBGYNs aren't comfortable with the idea of high doses of vitamin D, others suggest that this study could be the first step in some novel new treatment for PMS and cramps. (Interestingly, this other vitamin has been shown to reduce PMS symptoms...)
Are you taking vitamin D regularly?
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