Women's Health Supplements
Women's health supplements can help reduce the symptoms of PMS, increase fertility, and improve hormone balances.
Evening primrose oil contains the omega 6 essential fatty acid gamma linolenic acid, or GLA. GLA is an anti-inflammatory, so it helps with symptoms of PMS and arthritis, and has other important uses in the body.
Progesterone is a woman's hormone that balances out estrogen in the body. It can be used to relieve the symptoms of PMS, menopause, and infertility. It is used in hormone replacement therapy, often in conjunction with estrogen and DHEA .
Other supplements that can have benefits as women's health supplements are:
• Saw palmetto, which can restore hormone balance.
• Inositol has been shown to have good effects for women with polycystic ovarian disease.
• Acidophilus has been shown to reduce the populations of the yeast candida, which is a major cause of yeast infection.