Home Remedies for Ovarian Cyst!!
Ovarian cyst occurs normally during menstrual cycle and it is not a part of disease. The cyst is a fluid filled sac that develops inside or on the surface of the ovaries. Though it goes unnoticed most of the time but when it causes symptoms, care should be taken. Natural remedies for ovarian cyst are really effective and result giving. Make them a part of your diet if you are a victim. Symptoms of ovarian cyst include abdominal bloating, painful menstruation, pain during sex, painful bowel movements, pelvic pain and irregular periods. The cyst can be cancerous also sometimes.
Natural remedies can be performed at home easily and is in fact, a natural way to handle this problem. Let’s discuss them in detail.
Home Remedies for Ovarian Cyst-
Control Cyst with Diet-
Diet plays an important role in the development of ovarian cyst. Soy is the common dietary source of estrogen and is found in large number of foods. It must be avoided at every cost, as it is the main cause of developing ovarian cyst even in the girls who are not menstruated yet. Reduce your intake of meat and always prefer organic free range meat. Stop using plastic containers for microwaving as the plastic is another cause of this problem. Use vegetables such as spinach, all gourds, broccoli, carrots and other various fiber rich vegetables with fruits like citrus fruits, papaya, pine apple, kiwi, avocado, apples etc. Make use of turmeric, fennel, cumin, coriander, fenugreek etc. Drink coconut water, Aloe Vera juice in water and fresh juices.
Manage Healthy Weight-
Being overweight is another main cause of developing ovarian cyst. Excess of weight leads to high production of estrogen in the body. So, losing weight can be a great home remedy for ovarian cyst. Follow a balanced diet as mentioned above and do some exercises to achieve this target. Avoid foods rich in calories such as junk and fried food, red meat and other like alcohol, chocolates, caffeine, soft drinks etc. Maintain a body mass index of less than 25. Controlling weight will help to get relief from this cyst problem and prevent their further re-occurrence.
Use of Castor Oil Pack-
It is an age old natural remedy for ovarian cyst. Using castor oil pack will help in dissolving cyst. Take a large cloth and make three folds in such a way that it has to cover whole abdomen. Put 2-3 drops of castor oil over the cloth and then unfold it so that it can spread over the whole cloth. Now cover the cloth with plastic and place an old towel over it. Now place hot water bottle over an old towel and cover your abdomen with this. Leave this for 30 minutes and follow this remedy thrice in a week.
Use of Hot Water Bottle or Heating Pad-
Another alternative of castor oil pack is to just simply put heating pad over your abdomen. Heat will reduce the pain that occurs during ovarian cyst. You can do this natural remedy whenever you feel some pain in your abdomen. It will reduce the muscle cramps and gives instant relief.
Drink a Cup of Chamomile Tea-
The tea will help to stimulate blood flow in uterus and pelvic area and in turn will maintain regular menstrual cycles. It helps to reduce the chances of irregular periods. At the same time, it will control the pain associated with this health problem. The one cup of this herbal tea can be taken by affected women for two to three times in a day.
Honey and Black Pepper
Take a glass of Luke warm water, add a pinch of black pepper power with 1 tsp of honey. Have this drink every morning if possible empty stomach. This is very beneficial in dissolving every kind of ovarian cyst. Practice this home remedy on regular basis.
High level of estrogen in the body is linked with this disorder. If the estrogen levels are high then chances are – progesterone level is low. You can even take some natural supplements to balance these two hormones. This balancing is necessary in order to get rid of ovarian cyst or cysts. Do not forget to follow the above mentioned home remedies for ovarian cyst as well. These are not much time consuming and can be done easily.
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