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Seven Foods That Shrink Fibroids
I've fibroids, is eating edamame (soy beans) good or they will cause fibroids to grow large since theory are photo estrogen which mimic estrogen?Help
Unless you eat: Ton of edamame -it will not make the fibroids grow if you have symptomatic fibroids you need to discuss with your OB the various options to treat them. ...Read more
Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more
A person with big fibroids, can they eat flaxseed waffles with soy content in them?Or they will make fibroids grow?
In 2011, uterus 14.8x10.5x10.5cm & fibroid 2.1x6.6x7.9cm. Heavy bleeding day 2&3. What are some ways to remove or shrink it?
Large fibroid: A fibroid as large as yours likely won't go away on its own. Depot Lupron (leuprolide) is a medication (shot) that can shrink fibroids, but only for short time. After stopping medication, they typically grow back. Uterine artery embolization is an option, as is surgery to remove fibroid. You're young, so you might not want to wait until menopause, when fibroids do shrink on their own. ...Read more
Doctors, may you give me names of fibroids anti-tumour foods or foods that can help shrink tumors?And why is estrogen high on monthly periods?Thanks
Fruit & Veggies: Colorful fruit and veggies are rich in flavonoids which block an important enzyme in estrogen biosynthesis. Even if youre a strict vegan its hard to avoid the hormones in the food supply. Trying to be as close to your ideal weight (cut excess body fat), exercise, and eat healthy (fruits & veggies, limit meat/dairy) will help your fibroid situation alot (and will improve your overall health too ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would TURMERIC Shrink uterine fibroids?i'M Anemic due to fibroids,does turmeric THINS BLOOD? Can i take iron & turmeric at the same time or different.
Turmeric: I wouldn't trust turmeric to shrink your fibroids- although the herb is reputed to be anti inflammatory. There are animal studies that show an effect. I think it's better to see a gyn or talk with your primary doc to manage. There shouldn't be any interaction with iron pills. Why not try to get some of that iron through the diet? - dark green veggies, raisins, prunes, dark chocolate etc..take care ...Read more
The amount in eggs: Will noit affect should not affect your fibroids. ...Read more
Can eating foods with vinegar cause large fibroids to grow larger ?Also , are eggs estrogen respetors or or can they cause your estrogen to go up?Thx
Hv submucus fibroid ,used to bleed heavily,spoted/bled a lot in btwn period but vit D3 hv reduced symptom drasticaly,can it shrink fibroid parmanently?
If they attribute precocious puberty to animal growth hormones, will eating those foods make my breasts larger?
Do gallblader wall polyps that are less than 3 mm ever decrease, shrink or dissapear without treatment? If they are stable at 3 mm, are they normal?
What is intramural fundal fibroids compressing endometrial cavity? Can it affect fertility? 5.3 x 4.0cm made up of two fibroids on either side 2 big?
What did your: Doc say if someone made that diagnosis, in this country we always explain the implications of that, i would have to see the films but it could definitely affect fertility or make a misc more common depending on how much compression of the cavity there is so u need an appt with your gyn or an infertility specialist to see if surg is rec before u try for pg. ...Read more
Do fertility drugs/shots contain growth hormones that can cause women-even in their late 30s--to grow several inches taller? Which drugs cause that?
Does diet affect fibroids? Is it possible to reduce the size by the foods we eat? Does stress cause them to grow?
Yes, yes and yes: Fibroids are a result of high estrogen levels. High estrogen can be caused by excessive carbohydrate intake (via competetive inhibition of glucoronidase enzyme) therefore a low carb diet is beneficial to reduce estrogen and help shrink fibroids. You may also have low iodine, thyroid problems, low progesterone. All of these things should be evaluated. All phytoestrogens should be avoided. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How true when women gets closer to menopause, new fibroids will not form after multiple fibroids were removed by open myomectomy at age 44?
Possible: Anytime a uterus is present fibroids possibly can develop or grow. It becomes less of a problem as you age, especially if they have to start"from scratch" after having any visible ones removed. Fiboids largely depend on estrogen for growth, so as you get closer to menopause this level decreases. ...Read more
Growth hormone: There are no dietary stimulants for growth hormone production. Optimal nutrition will allow a child to reach his/her genetically determined stature. Adding extra growth hormone will not increase that stature, but only accelerate the rate of attaining that stature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr's.(gyn)s' what foods are anti-estrogenic , at the same time they can give me blood (iron) in preparation for fibroid myomectomy surgery?
SBGA: To make lots of red blood cells you need large quantities of chlorophyll as well as iron. My favorite for both which is also lacking in estrogen is super blue green algae (sbga); product is Alpha sun from www.Simplexityhealth.Com/docsalgae the chlorophyll molecule and hemoglobin molecule are exactly the same except for the atom in the center. Take 4 caps three times a day for best results. ...Read more
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