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Ovarian Cysts Being Overweight
Extra estrogen?: Common cause of cysts is excess estrogen. Ways to decrease estrogen-avoid soy,eat only organic meats and dairy, don't drink from plastic bottles, avoid mineral oil and parabens in makeup, use natural skin care products. Supplement with DIM to help body clear excess estrogen. Supplement with Chasteberry (Vitex) to improve estrogen/progesterone balance. ...Read more
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
My 14 yo girl has TSH .90, T3 4.55, T4 14. Had loads of hypo symptoms inc overweight, cold, tired, ovarian cysts, mood swings etc etc. Bloods normal??
My period is irregular. My last period was 5 months ago. I have been spotting for 2 weeks. I have had ovarian cysts in the past. I'm over weight.
Exercise: The best remedy for you would be a combination of exercise and calorie restriction. A great help for weight loss is an app called My Fitness Pal. Studies have shown that for women who are overweight and miss periods, weight loss can return a woman to normal cycles. Not having a period puts you at increased risk for uterine cancer, so don't delay in changing your life for the positive. ...Read more
Period was lite now very very heavy. Period has always been irregular. Over weight. History of ovarian cysts. Very stressed and depressed.
Get thyroid checked: Your throat can affrct the flow of your period. If you are overweight you a be at risk for polycystic ovarian syndrome which can affect your metabolism and menses. Sometimes that is treated with Glucophage . Do you have male hair growth? It is important to get your stress under control and be more active. Walking 20 minutes a day can help. ...Read more
I have ovarian cysts and endometriosis; I am over weight and have high cholestoral, normal exercises cause severe bleeding and pain what can I do?
Laparoscopy.: If you're that sensitive to exercise, you might want to consider definitive management of your endometriosis. What stage is it? Laparoscopic management should make things much better in this regard, which would allow you to pursue a good exercise regimen and not bleed. See your gynecologist to discuss management options for endometriosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3months no period stress and over weight also have had an ovarian cyst what could be wrong should I be worried my periods are usually irregular ?
PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) commonly causes irregular and infrequent periods. There is no cure for PCOS, but controlling it lowers your risks of infertility, miscarriages, diabetes, heart disease, and uterine cancer. In addition to a healthy diet, regular exercise, weight control, and not smoking, there are medications available to treat PCOS, regular periods and increase fertility. ...Read more
I have small ovarian cysts. Tests carried out by a gynaecologist, found nothing irregular, so why am i having irregular & long periods (4wks long)?
PCOS: Poly cystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) may be the cause of your symptoms. This occurs generally in overweight females. The extra weight leads to an imbalance in estrogen and Progesterone and thus the ovaries create small multiple cysts. Irregular periods can also be a result. Diet, e excise, and weight loss are the solution. Metformina diabetic medicine is also helpful. Ask your this. ...Read more
5 days ago i had an ovarian cyst removed...Biopsy results are not available yet. Hypoglycemia is out of control. Thoughts?
No: In my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to your glucose level returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Don't waste your money o GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
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