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Are There Any Natural Treatments For Amenorrhrea Due To Anovulation
Remedies for periods: Not having a period can be a sign of early pregnancy, thyroid disorders, hormonal imbalance such as pco, prolonged use of birth control, stress, too much exercise, anorexia etc. If you have spoken with your doctor and they say this is just one anovulation period, natural supplements that balance hormones are vitex , oil of primrose (better for progesterone). ...Read more
Depends: There are many causes of secondary amenorrhea. Some of the causes can be serious such as a pituitary disorder so you should have a good medical evaluation before trying a home remedy. If that is negative, you are not pregnant and not postmenopausal, stress is the most common cause of secondary amenorrhea. Thus things like yoga, tai chi, meditation, counseling, etc. Would be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any natural remedies for pms? Are there any over-the-counter or natural remedies that are known to be effective in the treatment of pms?
Try Vitamin B6: Pyridoxine hcl is vitamin b6. It's available over the counter. Some get relief using it just the week before menses; others use it every day. Experiment with more than one pill a day but don't overdo it. If that doesn't help, steer clear of caffeine and chocolate. Next step - talk to your dr. About antidepressants or progesterone. ...Read more
Yes: as far as I can see in my practice, progesterone supplementation taken in the luteal phase of your cycle can decrease or sometimes eliminate hormone-induced migraine headaches. talk to an endocrinologist or to a specialist in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Good luck ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
UNFERTILITY: Treatments for "anatomy"? and if the infertility is "unexplained" then I'm not sure what problem or deficiency is to be treated through "natural" or other means? I recommend full evaluation by your Ob/Gyn, endocrinilogist or fertility specialists especially since we know nothing about your medical or social history. ...Read more
Multiple reasons: Regular menstruation is necessary for fertility. So if you want to start family, periods are needed. Chemical periods in PCOS are medically necessary to assist patient with desire for fertility. Besides fertility, periods occur to allow sloughing of uterine lining and allow the uterine lining to turnover. Consider seeing an OB/GYN for further discussion & evaluation. ...Read more
Sure, many of them: Not all cancer treatment will give you hair loss. Surgery and radiation therapy will not give you hair loss- unless if the radiation is directed toward your head. Some chemotherapy will cause hair loss- but not all of them. Nowadays, more biological/targetted therapy are available-eg. Herceptin, avastin, (bevacizumab) tarceva, gleevec, etc. Those biological/targetted therapy- will not give you hair loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: Relaxation exercises, mindfulness meditation, yoga, light cardio exercise, massage, humor... The list is nearly endless. Herbal tea containing valerian root &/or chamomile can be calming. However, if anxiety persists it's better to address the cause(s) instead of just treating the symptoms. Consider psychotherapy to learn new ways of coping, or to uncover/address hidden causes of anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eyebrow loss: Eyebrow loss, also known as superciliary madarosis, can occur with a variety of medical conditions. Madarosis can affect one or both eyebrows with partial or complete hair loss. Infections, chronic skin disorders, hormone disturbances, autoimmune. Treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more
Maybe: Understanding why they are irregular is the first step. You may have a vitamin or nutrient deficiency. Spectracell (www.Spectracell.Com) is a great test for that. Acupuncture works wonders! more fruits and veggies (look at juice plus also..A great supplement ). You may need more omega three fatty acids. So there is not one wonder vitamin to solve the problem..But several good resources. ...Read more
Are there any new treatments for OCd, apart from exposure and delay therapy? also are there any herbal supplement for this problem
NO herbals: OCD is defined as a obsessive condition with compulsive tendencies. There are some meds specifically therapy that are in the SSRI family. I would not take any herbals as these are not studied and ST Johns wort is not appropriate for this. See your doctor and get the best advice. Most appropriate would be to see a psychiatrist. ...Read more
I have ovarian cysts and amenorrhea for years with a cycle that is only induced by birth control. Are there any natural ways to develop a cycle?
See medical expert: If there is a history of ovarian cysts and/or abnormal hormone effect, a woman definitely needs to be seen by an expert in gynecology or rei. It is important to receive their treatment recommendations. At some point she might need to be evaluated further and treated differently. Rarely cancer can occur if the lining of the uterus is not shed properly, and natural ways have unpredictable results. ...Read more
No: No. There isn't a natural way that you could really count on. ...Read more
Is there any natural way (except for taking hormone pills )to produce more female hormones and treat hormonal imbalance?
Negative "feedback": Well, this answer may qualify as "negative feedback", but actually that is what happens when one takes exogenous hormones, the endocrine system actually shuts down production of the natural hormone. So, no there is no good way to make more hormones except weight gain in which fat actually converts androstenedione to estrone an active estrogen which is NOT recommended. ...Read more
What are the other treatment for irregular menstruation aside from pills? Something that would not cause weight gain.Tnx
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