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Position:PMS - Brief article

Nearly 10 years ago, the Food and Drug Administration approved the antidepressant prescription drug Zoloft for the treatment of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), but some people believe that is 10 years too long, especially when natural alternatives have been proven to reduce symptoms without drugs.

"It seems almost alien to me why someone would take a drug to relieve PMS when the drug's list of potential side effects--drowsiness, nausea, headache, loss of appetite, anxiety, panic attacks, hostility, aggressiveness, restlessness, and depression--are almost an identical match for the symptoms of the ailment they're trying to relieve," relates Michael Mooney, director of research and education at SuperNutrition Life Extension Research and author of Built to Survive.

"There is a solid base of research that has shown that women can reduce PMS without taking a prescription drug. In fact, there are six...

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