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I was told that Quai may help with my ovarian cyst "shriken"

I was told that Dong...
I was told that Dong Quai may help with my ovarian cyst "shriken" process. I do have a concern this does not apply to me because I still get a period? Hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids: Dong quai might act like estrogen. If you have any condition that might be made worse by exposure to estrogen, don’t use dong quai.
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Dong quai is sometimes called the "female ginseng."

Although there are few scientific studies on dong quai, it is sometimes suggested to relieve cramps, irregular menstrual cycles, infrequent periods, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and menopausal symptoms

it does not act like estrogen

and most likely it will not help with shrinkage of ovarian cysts

most ovarian cysts will shrink on their own over time.

you can read more here

http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/dong-quai

http://www.drweil.com/vitamins-supplements-herbs/herbs/dong-quai/

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Will this help me? Will it hurt? It wont hurt?

most likely it won't hurt you, but these chinese herbals are not well studied

and so their benefits are not well know

and it may not shrink your ovarian cysts.

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