Ovarian cysts, Fibroids in Breast and Uterus and Thyroid Inflammation
Answered by: Susan Eagles
Question from: Kim
Posted on: February 27, 2007

What herbal supplements help to get rid of polycystic ovaries. I am 48 and still have a period but have painful cysts when I ovulate. I have been diagnosed with cysts on my ovaries, a growing fibroid in my uterus and inflammation in my thyroid.

I recommend that you work with an experienced natural health practitioner, such as a medical or clinical herbalist or a naturopath, who has had experience treating these particular health problems. The practitioner will perform a full health assessment to help determine the underlying causes, and advise you on diet, exercise and herbs to encourage your body to come back into balance.

Thyroid inflammation may take a long time to cure using natural methods. It is important to stay on any thyroid medication prescribed by your medical doctor while using natural methods recommended by a natural health practitioner.

You can see our previous answers to questions about these health problems on our website www.richters.com . Choose Q&A from the main menu, then enter " Polycystic Ovary" for one search, "fibroid" for a second search and "cyst" for a third search. Fibroids in the breast are also known as "fibrocystic breasts".

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