I am trying to explore natural remedies for healing ovarian cysts..I have one (2.6 cm by 3.4 cm) on my left ovary and my Dr is suggesting birth control pills..
anyone heard of any herbs or food items to shrink cysts?
I'm curious as to what your doctor believes is in birth control pills that would help shrink an ovarian cyst? Unfortunately I'm not sure what homeopathic method there is that could pinpoint an ovarian cyst. But I do know clary, yarrow, hyssop, basil, coriander, oregano, thyme, vanilla, cinnamon and juniper essential oils/teas can help regulate missed periods, which is a side effect of ovarian cysts. Though each of these oils should be highly diluted for oral intake. Good luck!
thanks for your response!
my Dr feels my cyst is due to high Estrogen and the BC pills would lower that and hence shrink or dissolve the cyst.. my concern is that I do NOT want to get on birth control when Im TTC...and my Estrogen blood work came out in the normal range..
some people also suggest natural progesterone cream to balance out the excess Estrogen that might have caused the cyst..
YES! lots! read the book called Sexy Hormones. they outline how to reduce excess estrogen. basically, eat ORGANIC only, minimize coffee, alcohol (or avoid altogether. avoid dairy, unless organic, and even then only in moderation. try chasteberry (vitex), and estrosense, a fabulous supplement that minimizes the bad estrogens and helps your liver detox/metabolize them and convert them to the good estrogens. vitex acts upon the pituitary and balances your hormones. also, try maca root as it is an adaptogen that helps to nourish your adrenals and indirectly supports your hormonal balance. you take it short term though. i have had multiple cysts throughout the years, and even a dermoid and fibroids (had surgery to have them removed) and have gone from debilitating pelvic pain and menstrual cramps to NONE. have never felt such a big difference in my body before. let me know if you want more details.
also, going on the pill makes NO SENSE. i was on the pill for years as a teenager and still had cysts that had to be surgically removed. also, you are Trying to Get Pregnant! Duh! and it can mess so badly with your hormones.....
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.