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Calcium, vitamin D and PMS

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High intake of calcium and vitamin D may reduce the risk of premenstrual syndrome, Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson, University of Massachusetts, et. al. state in a case-control study published in the June 13 Archives of Internal Medicine. Female subjects with the highest intake of calcium and vitamin D exhibited relative risks of 0.59 and 0.70, respectively. The study was partially funded by GlaxoSmithKline, which launched a Tums Calcium for Life PMS formula based on research finding calcium supplementation reduced the occurrence and severity of premenstrual symptoms (1"The Tan Sheet" Jan. 15, 2001, p. 18). The efficacy of calcium and vitamin D supplementation in the prevention of incident PMS should be investigated in future large-scale clinical trials, the authors conclude...
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