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PMT and Agnus Castus

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missy81 Tue 22-Sep-15 16:21:50

Apologies if this is the wrong place to post this question.

Since the birth of my son 9 months ago I've been suffering with terrible PMT. It is now affecting my family life and I desperately need help.

A week or so before my period I feel like I have a huge ball of venom in my stomach and will explode at the littlest things. Last week I was so frustrated and angry that I actually hit myself. I now have a big bruise on my face and have had to lie about how I got it, can't talk to anybody as I feel so ashamed about my behaviour.

It's now affecting my life as a wife and a mother, I'm very impatient with my children and husband and I have no inclination to do any housework before my period so the house is a tip which makes my mood worse!

I've read that Agnus Castus is a 'miracle cure' has anybody used this for PMT rage with success?

BlackAmericanoNoSugar Tue 22-Sep-15 16:38:51

I tried Agnus Castus for PCOS years ago, but I didn't get much PMS then so I can't comment.

A few years ago I had quite bad PMS for a couple of days before my period and I was recommended Shatavari and it helped a lot. I don't take it any more as the PMS seems to have subsided again.

missy81 Tue 22-Sep-15 16:58:42

Thank you, I'll look into Shatavari. I'm hoping that the Symptoms will subside and that it's just my body settling down after giving birth.

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