Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Treatment Recommendations

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Treatment Recommendations

This Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Treatment Recommendations is provided as information for patients of HealthMasters Naturopath Kevin Tresize ND as part of a treatment plan to assist patients with understanding of their treatment plan and should not be substituted for medical advise, diagnosis or treatment. It is important to note that this is a summary only and is intended to assist discussion between practitioner and patient as part of consultations. This Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Treatment Recommendations may be changed to suit the individual requirements of the patient and should not be substituted for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

HealthMasters Naturopath Kevin Tresize ND

 

Treatment Recommendations

1. Core Recommendations

 

Select from the following to support mood symptoms:

 

If with low mood:

1.1 Metagenics Infla-Mood

Dosage: Take 1 capsule twice daily with food

 

AND/OR

1.2 Metagenics NeuroLift

Dosage: Take 1 capsule twice daily with food

If with irritability:

1.3 Metagenics P-Lift

Dosage: Adults: Take 1 tablet once daily with food.

 

AND/OR

1.4 Metagenics Relaxan

Dosage: Take 3 capsules twice daily with food.

If anxious and tense:

1.5 Metagenics NeuroCalm

Dosage: 1-2 x 3 times per day

I wired and tired:

1.6 Metagenics Adaptan

Dosage: Take 2 tablets twice daily with food.

 

AND/OR

1.7 Metagenics NeuroCalm Sleep

Dosage: For insomnia, take 2 tablets once daily with your evening meal.

 

Select between the following magnesium formulas:

To support healthy mood:

1.8 Metagenics CalmX

Dosage: Add 2 level scoops (11.9 g) to 200 mL of water, twice daily.

OR if experiencing insomnia and sleep issues:

1.9 SleepX 

Dosage: Add 1 scoop (5.7 g) in 200 mL of water once daily in the evening.

2. Additional Considerations

 

2.1 Metagenics HPA Essentials

Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with food

Vitamins B5, B6 and C for Stress and Adrenal Health

 

2.2 Metagenics Ultra Flora NeuroSupport

Dosage: To support mental wellbeing and mood: Take 1 capsule daily. To support neuroendocrine function and a healthy stress response: Take 2 capsules daily.

 

2.3 Metagenics Vitamin D3 

Dosage: 4000iu (4 caps or 1 ml) until pathology is 150 then half dose

Vitamin D3 to lower the occurrence and severity of cyclical mood disturbances in women with PMS and PMDD.

 

2.4 Metagenics Calcitite Protect

Dosage: Take 1 tablet three times daily with meals.

Whole bone extract, hydroxyapatite calcium, combined with vitamin D to enhance neurotransmission, supporting healthy mood in women with premenstrual disorders.

 

2.5 Metagenics MetaZinc

Dosage: Acute: Take 1 tablet daily with food. Maintenance: Take ½ tablet daily with food.

Zinc and vitamin B6 required for neurotransmitter synthesis and HPA axis activity, to support healthy mood and alleviate PMS and PMDD symptoms.

x