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When an ovarian cyst is identified in your body, your physician will take the “watch and wait” approach to see if the ovarian cyst goes away on its own. Most of them do. Medications for pain are prescribed in the meantime, with surgery being the final step.
Luckily, while your physician is monitoring your situation, you can take a safe, proactive approach to getting rid of your cyst that, if successful, can prevent you from ever reaching the surgery step. Plus, it saves you a lot of money. Skip the medical bills and see how you can take control of your health and well-being and use this holistic treatment for ovarian cysts.
Holistic Treatment for Ovarian Cysts
Natural Prevention and Remedies
The key to getting rid of an ovarian cyst is to equalize your hormones and diminish factors that contribute to your cyst. Too much exposure to estrogen and xenoestrogen (estrogen imitators) can disrupt ovulation and lead to the formation of cysts.
Processed soy products e.g. soy protein isolate, imitation meat
They contain compounds that mimic estrogen, creating a hormonal imbalance.
Heating foods in plastic or storing hot foods in plastic
There are xenoestrogen chemicals in this material that get released into your food when heated. Use glass containers instead.
Plastic water bottles
For the same reasons you’d avoid plastic containers.
Parabens in skin care products
They are found in many healthy foods at low levels. Your metabolic system makes them less strongly estrogenic, but applying parabens directly on your skin allows the body to absorb parabens while skipping the metabolic process.
Eat only organic meats and dairy:
To avoid additives in these products that can raise estrogen levels and promote the growth of cysts.
Use natural detergents:
Many laundry detergents contain xenoestrogen chemicals that can seep into your skin while you’re wearing your clothes.
Use herbal remedies:
These herbs can support a proper menstrual cycle, reduce ovarian pain, increase circulation to the reproductive organs and support healthy liver function, which helps us eliminate toxins and excess hormones.
For information on specific dosing, speak to a herbalist or Naturopath who can find the right amount for you.
- Maca root: helps the body produce progesterone.
- Black cohosh root: helps to regulate the menstrual cycle and relieves ovarian pain.
- Milk thistle seed: supports hormonal balance and liver health.
- Tribulus: normalizes ovulation.
- Vitex (tree berry): regulates hormonal balance, promotes ovulation and improves the timing of menstrual cycle.
- Yarrow: relieves pelvic congestion and improves the timing of menstrual cycle.
Do not use herbal remedies if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Use a castor oil pack:
A castor oil pack is a cloth soaked in castor oil and placed on the skin to enhance reproductive circulation and promote the healing of bodily tissues and organs. You can make your own at home, just visit here.
Note: Castor oil should not be consumed or applied to broken skin. Avoid using this if you are pregnant, breast feeding or menstruating.
Check out this video by Vitalife on how to make a Castor Oil Pack!
Rodriguez, H., C.H., C.M.T. (n.d.). How to Help Ovarian Cysts Naturally and Safely with Herbs and Supplements…. Retrieved from http://natural-fertility-info.com/ovarian-cyst-remedy
The David Suzuki Foundation. (n.d.). Parabens. Retrieved from http://davidsuzuki.org/issues/health/science/toxics/chemicals-in-your-cosmetics—parabens/
Barton-Schuster, D., CH, Doula. (n.d.). Castor Oil Therapy for Reproductive Health. Retrieved from http://natural-fertility-info.com/castor-oil-therapy