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Natural remedy for mood swings?

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merlin Mon 05-Nov-12 13:25:38

Have just turned the big 50, no signs of menopause yet- periods still regular etc but think my moods are worse- or maybe I'm just turning into a crotchety old bag!

Any recommendations for something to take? Or perhaps a multi function supplement for ladies of my age hat covers everything- joints, moods, general well being?


LadyMaryCreepyCrawley Mon 05-Nov-12 13:28:17


merlin Mon 05-Nov-12 13:30:42

Sorry LadyMary- anything but that- not good with needles!

LadyMaryCreepyCrawley Mon 05-Nov-12 13:32:18

grin You don't see them, you just relax. It just feels like someone flicking you.

merlin Mon 05-Nov-12 20:00:05

Anything else pls?, sorry ladymary.

cocolepew Mon 05-Nov-12 20:02:16

Magnesium OK, St Johns Wort or Menopace. Take your pick grin

Seriouslysleepdeprived Mon 05-Nov-12 22:10:38

St.Johns Wort, evening primrose, B12 smile

15thnamechange Tue 06-Nov-12 11:33:23

I'm with you in this merlin, 52 approaching fast and - bar a few warning shots across the bows - no sign of menopause in sight. My mother didnt start until she turned 55 (and I didnt start my periods until 14) so suspect it will a while longer yet.
I started getting the mood swings and occ sweatiness though... taking menopace and excercise 3-4 times a week seems to have held back the worst of things. It might be worthwhile having a well-woman check with your GP, bloods that sort of things to give you a clearer pic of what's happening.

15thnamechange Tue 06-Nov-12 11:35:46

oops forgot - take omega 3 oils with Vitamin E as well

merlin Tue 06-Nov-12 16:38:08

Thanks 15th- no sweats here. Is literally just my general crabbiness! I had looked at Menopace- I wonder if I could take it even though I don't have full on symptoms?

magnolia74 Tue 06-Nov-12 16:41:31


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