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Clomid, or clomiphene citrate, is a fertility drug that works by blocking estrogen receptors, which tricks the body into thinking there’s not enough. The pituitary gland responds by releasing hormones that promote ovulation. Possible side effects include vaginal dryness, vision problems, abnormal menstrual bleeding, headaches, weight changes, dry hair, dermatitis, and depression. Risks, which may not be irreversible, include a higher chance of ovarian cancer or cysts.
The hormonal changes are constant for women. The hormone levels are changing every month and with each passing year. Eventually, with years of experience,...
Periods a monthly occurrence can worry many women as it brings with it cramps that can be very painful. These cramps may stay back even after the period is over. Several reasons could be behind this, post-period cramps could be due to the presence of ovarian cysts, uterine cysts, ovulation, uterine fibroids, and hormonal imbalance. These post-period cramps can be eased by drinking warm beverages and by placing heat pads at the source of the pain.
Usually benign, ovarian cysts are fluid-filled pockets that occur in or on your ovaries. For the most part, they can be symptom-free, unless they become large and/or rupture. However, symptoms of ovarian cysts, if present, may include - pelvic pain before or during the menstrual cycle, painful intercourse or bowel movements, persistent abdominal bloating.
Ovarian cysts and cancer are often difficult to diagnose until it's too late. In fact, that's why Ovarian cancer has earned the Silent Killer...
Premenopausal women have ovarian cysts at one or more times in their lives, while up to 14.8% of women have them after menopause. Hormonal imbalance, in particular excess estrogen, is the main factor that contributes to disordered ovulation resulting in the formation of ovarian cysts. Therefore, avoid all soy products and processed foods as soy contains compounds that act very much like estrogen in the body. Flaxseed helps balance the proportion of estrogen to progesterone in your body. Chamomile Tea, Ginger Juice, Uterine Herb Tea have some healing agents.
Herbal remedies to treat ovarian cysts: 1. Vitex brings estrogen level back into balance which in turn help prevent cysts. 2. Red clover's estrogen-like effects restores hormonal imbalances. 3. Black cohosh is thought to help restore irregular periods, which could be the cause of ovarian cysts. 4. Bee pollen supports woman's reproductive health. 5. Dandelion acts as a diuretic to remove excess hormones.