Studies related to Symptoms of PMS and Curcumin

Curcumin Attenuates Severity Of Premenstrual Syndrome Symptoms: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial

Effect Decrease
Values DSM-IV Self-rating scale. Mean + SD. Total severity: Placebo: before 106.06 ± 44.12, after 91.60 ± 43.56. Curcumin: before 102.06 ± 39.64, after 42.47 ± 16.37.
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 70
Gender Female
Notes for this study:
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 70 women with premenstrual syndrome were allocated to take 200 mg of curcumin per day or placebo for 7 days before and 3 days after the onset of menstrual bleeding for 3 menstrual cycles.

There was a quite notable and statistically significant improvement in total severity of PMS, and each of physical, behavioral, and mood symptoms separately in the curcumin group.

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