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Vitex/Chasteberry for treating PMDD
Does anyone know about how safe Vitex (Chasteberry) is for treating PMDD and fibrocystic breast disease? I started taking Vitex pills about a month ago and my symptoms are totally gone. I wonder if it's something I can take safely long term?
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Yes, agnus castus has been used for centuries to treat various hormonal-related imbalances. It is considered safe for long-term use. Glad you're seeing great results.
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what is PMDD?
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I don't know what PMDD is, but in general Vitex can be used on a long term basis safely.  Also, I've had good experiences with Vitex in regulating my hormones.  I will probably be using it long term again whenever I am not pregnant.
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PMDD is pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder. It is basically just more severe version of PMS, mood swings, irritability, insomnia, etc.
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is it ok to take this with anti depressants
and has anyone ever had any adverse side effects while taking it such as anxiety?
i have bought some and im wondering whether to take it but a friend of mine said it made her anxious??
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can i take vitex with my multi vitamin, vitamin b6 and vitamin e? or should i stop taking all and just stick with vitex?
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go on the womentowomen.com website they use this herb in on of their pills...its very helpful as is primrose, valerian etc.  
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