Effect of consumption of soy isoflavones on behavioural, somatic and affective symptoms in women with premenstrual syndrome.

@article{Bryant2005EffectOC,
  title={Effect of consumption of soy isoflavones on behavioural, somatic and affective symptoms in women with premenstrual syndrome.},
  author={Maria Bryant and A. Cassidy and C. Ray Hill and Jonathan Powell and Duncan Talbot and Louise Dye},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={93 5},
  pages={731-9}
}
Up to 80 % of the Western female population experience premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Long-term pharmacological therapy is unacceptable to most women, and is not warranted for moderate symptoms. Nutritional therapies are popular, but lack a clear evidence base. Anecdotal evidence suggests beneficial effects of soy isoflavones because of their influence on endogenous oestrogen and actions on specific tissues. The effect of isolated soya protein (ISP) containing 68 mg/d (aglycone equivalents) soy… CONTINUE READING

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