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Studies related to PMS and Vitamin B1

The Effects Of Vitamin B1 On Ameliorating The Premenstrual Syndrome Symptoms

Effect Decrease
Values 20-item DSM-IV questionnaire. Mean + SD. General symptoms: Placebo: before 47.40 ± 0.54, after 35.40 ± 0.76. Zinc: before 47.49 ± 0.34, after 15.40 ± 0.52. Mental symptoms: Placebo: before, 42.59 ± 0.07 after 42.51 ± 0.94. Zinc: before 42.52 ± 0.02, after 7.44 ± 0.63. Physical symptoms: Placebo: before 35.27 ± 0.98, after 30.51 ± 0.94. Zinc: before 34.19 ± 0.72, after 12.99 ± 0.63.
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 80
Sex Female
Notes for this study:
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 80 women with premenstrual syndrome were allocated to take 100 mg of vitamin B1 or placebo daily for 2 months. Scores on a 20-symptom questionnaire based on the DSM-IV criteria for PMS improved considerably more in the B1 groups for both mental and physical symptoms.

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