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How To Take Soy Isoflavones While Breastfeeding
I'm ovulating late in cycle can I take soy isoflavones to induce ovulation. Is there any side effect of it?
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
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
We know that soy product contain pythic acid. Is it really safe to take isolated soy protein (amway, shaklee, .) while breastfeeding? "
Phytic r folic acid?: Folic acid is strongly recommended before and during pregnancy to prevent neural defects like spina bifida. Phytic acid should probably be avoided during pregnancy & breastfeeding as it can chelate (bind to) important minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc & make them unabsorbable, leading to potential mineral deficiencies. Ask OB about this chemical. ...Read more
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
What are you views on using soy isoflavones to induce ovulation. I have a really long cycle at the moment (possibly not ovulating)?
No: They are in no way equivalent.Get a more detailed answer ›
My son is 1 year and 1 week old. Can I give him soy or almond milk and tofu now? I'm also still breastfeeding him. Thank you.
If you wish. Know: That he can develop allergies to soy & nuts, the same as to cow's milk. Ask your pediatrician about calcium supplements if he doesn't have 16-21 oz. Whole milk & milk products/day. Juice & almond milk aren't necessary; limit to 4-6 oz/day. He can wean to a double-handled open-mouthed cup now. Age at weaning is a personal decision. Know that it's harder to convince a toddler to wean @ 15 mos. Or >. ...Read more
My 3 month old has been breastfeeding only and I introduced a soy formula bottle today and now she is vomiting, what can that mean?
Allergic/intolerant: The simple answer would be that baby is intolerant to the foreign protein or other component of the feed. This could be due to an allergy to one of the components or just a digestive rejection. It might also be co-incidental & due to a stomach virus or oher agent but I think that's unlikely. ...Read more
Looking into soy isoflavones as I have irregular cycles (50 day ave.) wondering about gen. Results and effects. Does it cause twins/work like chlomid?
Adjunct only: Soy is promoted by the "natural healing" community as a source of estrogens; ironically, "greens" publish disinformation about estrogens in the environment causing us terrible harm. I hope you'll see through the huckstering and get your acne treated scientifically. If benzoyl peroxide / retinoic acid haven't cleared you in a few weeks, you'll need your physician's prescription-strength choices. ...Read more
I am 17 in 2 months and have not yet finished breast development. To help my development, what would be the effects of taking soy isoflavones?
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?
Is it a bad idea to consume Soy Isoflavone supplement daily, If I have irregular periods? Since it mimics estrogen?
Needs balance...: If Soy Isoflavone supplements are giving you irregular periods, you may need to use a Yam Progesterone cream for 10 days every month to give you a regular period. I'd wouldn't recommend Soy Isoflavone supplements if you are not having regular periods without balancing it with progesterone. Best wishes! ...Read more
I am 17 in 2 months and have not yet finished breast development, Ifirst had my period 6 yrs ago. What would be the effects of taking soy isoflavones?
I have 10 week old twin girls and am breastfeeding. I have the worst chronic gas and have done everything to try to eliminate it (no dairy, soy, tree nuts, eggs, chocolate, broccoli, etc) help. What is causing this? Could it be the increased prolactin cau
I had taken soy isoflavone on cycle days 6-10 and used this just as I took Clomid (clomiphene) on days 5-9 before. Now I have sore breasts constipation back pain?
I took soy isoflavones toward the end of my period it has helped my hot flashes. Now, cycle day 12 I have breast and uterine tenderness is that normal?
Soy Products: Soy products are healthy for you. They provide a wonderful set of nutrients for the body. The mystical aspects of soy, including the prevention of sports injuries, are not proven in well-done research. Take all claims of food product 'x' resulting in prevention or cure of human ailment 'y' with a healthy dose of skepticism. ...Read more
If sufferring: If having bad hot flashes, the snri class of depression meds can help. It can't be just an ssri, norepiniephrine has a tract the leads to the temp regulation center; it helps glucose transport, as estrogen did. Venlafaxine at 150 mg, cymalta; consider Clonazepam at night when start. Cancer and immediate stopping of hormones is a double whammy, increasing risk of mood problems, insomnia, stress. ...Read more
Scopinal: It is not known if this medicine passes into breast milk, although only small amounts are likely to be found due to the properties of the medicine. The class of medicines that this one belongs to may reduce the production of breast milk. The manufacturer states that this medicine is not recommended for use during breastfeeding. ...Read more
It Depends: Most medications are ok with breastfeeding, but there are some ones that should be avoided while breastfeeding. With thousands of medications on the market, it matters greatly what is your medical problem and what the particular medication is. A book by dr. Tom hale, medications and mother's milk give good practical advice. Don't let your doctor let the pdr or package insert guide his suggestions. ...Read more