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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

Dr. Philip Chenette
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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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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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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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Does soy isoflavone supplements help with acne?

Does soy isoflavone supplements help with acne?

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

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Is it a bad idea to consume Soy Isoflavone supplement daily, If I have irregular periods? Since it mimics estrogen?

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

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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 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?

None: Taking soy isoflavones with not do any harm, nor will it do any good. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What vitamins should I take while trying to conceive? Can soya isoflavones help ovulation and does ovulation come back with your period after Depo-Provera jag

What vitamins should I take while trying to conceive? Can soya isoflavones help ovulation and does ovulation come back with your period after Depo-Provera jag

Folic acid: The most important vitamin you can take preconceptually is folic acid, which is in most prenatal and multi- vitamins. Fish oil (dha) may be helpful as well. Soy products contain estrogen like substances and may actually be detrimental. ...Read more

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Should you take soy isoflavanoles to prevent sports injuries?

Should you take soy isoflavanoles to prevent sports injuries?

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

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Is it ok to take soya isoflavones supplement s after breast ca?

Is it ok to take soya isoflavones supplement s after breast ca?

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

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