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Symptoms Of Ovarian Cyst

How To Treat Ovarian Cysts Naturally

Symptoms of ovarian cyst can vary from woman to woman and can be very severe and acute in some cases and very mild or even asymptomatic in others.

The following is a list of the typical symptoms of ovarian cyst. Please, note that this list is just a guideline and should not be used for self diagnosis. If you think you may have an ovarian cyst always talk to your doctor.

•Pelvic area pain, especially during ovulation or before your period

•Fullness or pressure sensation in the lower abdominal area

•Sudden pain at mid cycle

•Irregular cycles

•Vaginal bleeding or light spotting at ovulation

•Pelvic pain or discomfort during intercourse

•Pain or a sensation of deep pressure while having a bowel movement

•Painful sensation during urination

•Difficulty losing weight and fast weight gain

•Difficulty getting pregnant

•Anovulatory cycles

•Lower back pain

•Pain in your thighs

•Nausea and even vomiting

•Breast tenderness

•Increase pain during menses

Some woman may also experience severe symptoms of ovarian cysts that need urgent medical attention. If you experience the following symptoms, go to your closest emergency unit:

1. Acute pain in the ovarian region or abdominal area accompanied by fever and vomiting.

2. Sudden sense of weakness with dizziness or fainting.

3. Accelerated breathing, shortness of breath and increase heart beat.

4. Fatigue or light-headedness.

Formation of Ovarian Cysts

During the menstrual cycle, it can happen that the egg is not released and the follicles become enlarged leading to the formation of an ovarian cyst.

In other cases, the corpus luteum after ovulation does not break down as it is supposed to do at each cycle, but it fills up with fluid or even with blood.

Women who suffer from endometriosis, may also have ovarian cysts as a result of endometrial tissues been deposited on the surface of the ovary forming a cyst.

Most ovarian cysts are benign, but there are cancerous one as well. If you have severe pain during ovulation, spotting at mid cycle, consult your doctor to a accurate diagnose.

Most ovarian cysts symptoms can be treated naturally especially in cases of functional cysts.

Diagnosis of Ovarian Cysts

Asymptomatic cysts occur when a woman has not symptoms of ovarian cyst. These type of cysts are often discovered during a routine pelvic examination at your doctor's office. Your doctor may notice swelling in the ovarian region and send you for one or more of the following tests:

1. Ultrasound is often required to diagnose an ovarian cysts and to determine the shape, size, location and the mass type, for example if it is solid, or fluid-filled.

2. CT scan in some cases it is necessary to further investigate an ovarian cyst and it is recommended when the symptoms of ovarian cyst are severe.

3. Laparoscopy surgery is recommended in cases the cyst can be potentially removed during this procedure.

4. Blood Test consisting of serum CA-125 assay can be used to identify a cancerous cysts. Usually high levels of CA-125 are found in cases of ovarian cancer. This test is not 100% consist depending on each situation.

In fact there are some types of ovarian cancers which do not produce high levels of CA-125, while certain conditions like fibroids and endometriosis increase the levels of CA-125 and no cancer is present.

5. Pregnancy Test is recommended in order to exclude a potentially ectopic or ovarian pregnancy.

6. Hormonal Testing to check your hormones and their levels, in order to establish if the ovarian cyst is caused by hormonal imbalance.

Conventional Treatments For Symptoms Of Ovarian Cyst

Your doctor will most likely prescribe a pain killer or recommend Ibuprofen or acetaminophen treatment to relive the pain. Most ovarian cysts will disappear on their own, but in very severe cases surgery is required, especially if the cyst is abnormally large or twisted.

Some doctors prescribe oral contraceptive. This is done to give the ovaries a time to rest and to reabsorb itself over a few cycles.

Oral contraceptive can give side effects and create hormonal imbalances because it puts most women in a ovarian suppressive state.

Also, it may be possible to develop an ovarian cyst while on oral contraceptives, especially if a woman has predisposition to ovarian cysts formation.

Natural Treatment of Ovarian Cyst

In natural health, when treating ovarian cysts the cause root of the problem is often addressed while addressing the symptoms.

What many women do not know is that they life style can increases their risk of developing an ovarian cyst or make the symptoms of an ovarian cysts worse.

Please read my article on treating ovarian cysts naturally, where I talk in more details about important diet changes to prevent ovarian cyst growth and different alternative healing methods that can help a woman cure ovarian cysts quickly, safely and naturally.

Ovarian Cyst Miracle Book

If you have been diagnosed with a functional ovarian cyst that is benign you can safely use alternative medicine under the supervision of your physician.

Make sure to follow a healthy life style that prevents the re-formation of ovarian cysts. If you want to learn more about treating ovarian cysts naturally, I recommend reading Carol Foster's  e-Book on how to treat ovarian cyst naturally.

This book is based on clinically researched 3-step system based on nutritional expertise and holistic medicine that helps women eliminating all types of ovarian cysts and PCOS quickly and naturally.

This step-by-step approach can be easily applied by anyone and it has proven very successful. I would encourage anyone who has ovarian cysts to learn more about successful women who have been able to follow this holistic ovarian cyst treatment.

Fertility Blessing!

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