Menstrual Cramps, PMS, Tylenol®, & Acetaminophen

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller December 26, 2011
Women who self-medicate for menstrual cramps and PMS with over the counter acetaminophen-containing products should be aware that repeated small overdoses of these products are dangerous. [More]

Dolly Parton's PMS Blues

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller December 19, 2011
Eve you wicked woman, you done put your curse on me Why didn't you just leave that apple hangin' in the tree You make us hate our husbands, our lovers and our boss Why I can't even count the good friends I've already lost Cause of PMS blues [More]

Do Black Women Have Less PMS, PMDD, & Depression?

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller December 16, 2011
"Black women are less than half as likely as white women to have PMDD, and less likely to have premenstrual symptoms at all." [More]

How Much Vitamin D Does a Woman Need?

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller November 29, 2011
You can’t make vitamin D from sunshine if your skin is covered by clothing or if you are wearing sunscreen. [More]

How Much Vitamin D Does A Woman Need?

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller November 18, 2011
The media doesn’t seem capable of telling the truth about supplements (or, perhaps, of telling truth from fiction when it comes to supplements). [More]

PMDD Brain Fog? PMDD Messes With Your Memory, Concentration, & Focus

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller November 16, 2011
Could PMDD difficulty concentrating and PMS confusion and premenstrual irritability combine to make a woman feel depressed and out of it? Could all of these add up to the classic PMS brain cloud or PMDD brain fog? Absolutely. [More]

Exercise Is Good For PMS, But Studies Dont Say So

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller November 3, 2011
We’re big believers in the power and health benefits of exercise for natural relief of PMS and PMDD, and for your health overall. But there aren’t any good studies that show that exercise relieves PMS. [More]

Vitamin Study In Older Women Is Flawed, But The Media Loves It Anyway

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller November 1, 2011
Mark Twain said: “There are lies, damn lies, and then there are statistics.” [More]

Chocolate, Coffee, PMS, & PMDD

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller October 14, 2011
Regular chocolate consumption seems to have a remarkable ability to protect against heart disease, and caffeinated coffee appears to help fend off depression in women. [More]

Another Flawed Supplement Study Asks The Wrong Question

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller October 12, 2011
All multivitamins are not created equal, and most of the multivitamins that women purchase are mass-produced at the lowest possible quality with little regard for optimal health. [More]

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The PMS Comfort Blog is our informal way of keeping you up to date on women’s health issues that we think are important; timely; underappreciated; useful; or just interesting. And, we’ll admit, sometimes we can’t resist poking some good-natured fun at the way the mainstream media portrays health, natural health, and women’s health issues. As always, we’d love to hear from you and are interested in knowing what you think and feel about these or other topics. Leave a comment for us, we’ll always respond. And, if there’s a women’s health topic that’s of interest to you, or that you find confusing, let us know! We want this blog to be helpful to you.


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