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Doctor insights on: Flaxseed Oil Or Soy Isoflavones For Ovulation

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Flaxseed (Definition)

The seed of the flax plant is very high in omega 3 fatty acids which are beneficial for health. They are most nutritious if 1-2 t are soaked in 2-4 t of water and blended into a drink or added into food. Ground flaxseeds are a nutritious source of fiber that can be added to food. They come as golden or brown. Their nutty taste make a delicious addition to foods ...Read more


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Does soy isoflavone extract make you ovulate?

Does soy isoflavone extract make you ovulate?

No!: If you have ovulatory problems soy will likely make it worse - or at least confuse things. Soy 'may' be useful for treating some symptoms, but it will not regulate cycles in any way. ...Read more

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What are you views on using soy isoflavones to induce ovulation. I have a really long cycle at the moment (possibly not ovulating)?

What are you views on using soy isoflavones to induce ovulation. I have a really long cycle at the moment (possibly not ovulating)?

Won't happen: They may slightly increase an estrogenic response but will not make you ovulate. You may have pcos in which case metformin can be helpful. Talk to your doc and get on the pill if you can. ...Read more

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Have been ttc for a few months, I have pcos and I have been doing ovulation test daily not getting any positives. What do you think of soy isoflavones?

Unsure: If you do not ovulate, you will not conceive. The soy-isoflavones are not commonly used for ovulation induction. See your doctor for additional options. ...Read more

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Can soy products which contains isoflavone stop ovulation spotting/bleeding? Ovulation bleeding affect conception or not?

Can soy products which contains isoflavone stop ovulation spotting/bleeding? Ovulation bleeding affect conception or not?

No: The phytoestrogens in these products are not in sufficiently high enough quantities to stop ovulation or affecting bleeding/conception. ...Read more

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Which is better? Soy isoflavones or agnus castus?

Depends: Say isoflavones and agnus castus are used by herbalists for different things. To answer the question, I would need to know what you plan to use them for. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does soy isoflavones help you concieve?

Does soy isoflavones help you concieve?

Not significantly: The precise answer is that by altering your food intake, specifically eating more soy in this case, you could potentially increase your odds by a tiny tiny fraction, maybe 0.1%, you could be lowering your odds by a tiny tiny fraction, maybe 0.1%. In other words, it essentially makes no difference. There is no obvious harm in trying, but you would be better off adopting other strategies. ...Read more

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Can you take Clomid (clomiphene) and soy isoflavones together? 50 mg Clomid (clomiphene) and 50 mg soy isoflavones?

Can you take Clomid (clomiphene) and soy isoflavones together? 50 mg Clomid (clomiphene) and 50 mg soy isoflavones?

Hard to say for sure: soy isoflavones are not regulated by the FDA like estrogen, so it is difficult to know if they will interfere with your clomid (clomiphene). I would stop them while on clomid (clomiphene) and just take more soy in your diet like soy milk or soy based foods like edamame ...Read more

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Is soy isoflavones help for breast growth ?

Is soy isoflavones help for breast growth ?

Done Growing: Not in a female who has already gotten into her twenties and is done growing. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more