A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr .is dieting safe if one has anemia due to fibroids bleeding ? i'm trying to loose weight that i've gained , i suspect estrogen to be the cause.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
44 years experience
Excess estrogen?: Despite health issues, a change in diet that reduces starch, sugars, and excess fatty foods should not cause harm. I hope you are getting medical help for your fibroids. If they are causing anemia, then something should be done about them. Ask your doc to test your Progesterone level and if it's low take Progesterone (not medroxyprogesterone) 100 mg @ bedtime day 12-25 of your cycle.
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