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41yr, heavy periods(due to harm imbalance), intramural fibroid(3cm), missed period.Dr said perimenopause, dr told to eat soy.Does it increase period?Fib?,

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Dr. Terri Washington
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Possible

Soy contains plant Estrogens which can have an effect on the human body.
If you have a fibroid it may grow by eating too much soy and contribute to heavy periods, breast tenderness and menstraul irregularities which can all be side effects of taking estrogen.

In brief: Possible

Soy contains plant Estrogens which can have an effect on the human body.
If you have a fibroid it may grow by eating too much soy and contribute to heavy periods, breast tenderness and menstraul irregularities which can all be side effects of taking estrogen.
Dr. Terri Washington
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