Traditional Ovarian Cysts Treatments
- removal of the cyst
- removal of the affected ovary
- hysterectomy - this usually is not done unless the cyst is cancerous
therapies such as blue cohosh, or false unicorn
diet with emphasis on beets, carrots, dark-green leafy
vegetables, and lemons
A, E, and C
primrose oil supplements
treatments including tablets, powders, and liquids
prepared from plant, mineral, and animal
oil packs may help reduce inflammation
- hydrotherapy applied to the abdomen sometimes helps prevent rupture of the cyst and assists its reabsorption
None of these alternative treatments for ovarian cysts should be used without medical supervision and as adjunct therapy with traditional ovarian cysts treatments.
What are the symptoms of Ovarian Cysts? Visit our Women's Health Symptoms Guide Index for more information about ovarian cysts and other women's health conditions.
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Remember it is always your choice to seek a second opinion if you are uncomfortable or have any unanswered questions about the treatment recommended by your health care provider.