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Effective Natural Cures for Fibroids


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Posted by Victoria (Morris, Illinois, Usa) on 01/02/2012

I'm 43 and found out about 5/6 years ago I had a 1" cm tumor in my uterus and every year I had my physical and complained of heavy bleeding and abdominal pain. And my doctor never ordered anymore test ultra sounds ect. So this last summer I insisted and she had her nurse call to tell me it grew and to see the gynecolgist she reffered and do whatever he says. The gynecologist himself called me and said it grew and there were now multiple tumors and my uterus is enlarged becasue of it. So we're trying to reduce the size with birth control pills but he's almost positive they can't just be removed I may need a hysterectomy.

Now I'm furious because my own doctor could have watched them and I could have caught them in time for just the tumor to be removed now it's too late.

I wanted to know if this is medical neglect or not?


Posted by Michelleq (London, Uk) on 09/02/2011

hello,

i saw people using the mixture of beets and carrots and non alcoholic wine for cysts and fibroids- I just want to clarify, is it beetleaves (green) or red beet.. Many thanks

Replied by Lily
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
09/05/2011
Hi Michelleq, the red beet is the one you use. Lily.

Posted by Christina (Albuquerque, Nm) on 12/27/2009

Fibroids: Tampons & Pads

Regarding Tampons and Pads: Ladies all tampons and pads are bleached with CHLORINE unless you are buying organic/non-bleached natural cotton items.

Chlorine is very toxic it creates a by-product Dioxin which is harmful and linked to cancer and tumors (google it). You can buy cotton items at any natural health food store or online (they are expensive but worth it). I would recommend buying these especially for women with Fibroids.


Posted by Daisy (Nicosia, Cyprus) on 11/08/2009
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Fibroids: I am 52 years old. I am on Zoladex (generic name Goserelin) to help breast cancer and it helped shrink the 6 cm fibroid in my uterus. However, it has flared up again despite the strong medication. I believe it is because I recently started dairy products after abstaining for a year because of press reports about a link with breast cancer. I have also been using natural progesterone cream which in my case is not balancing estrogen as it is zero in my blood analysis BECAUSE THE DRUG lowered it to zero. I suspect the cream may have also fed the benign egg because I have used it together with this drug without specialist advice. It may have fed the fibroid. I tried ACV and it immediately helped.


Posted by Aries36 (Knoxville, Tn) on 09/24/2009

Hi ladies, i'm thankful for you all and hearing your stories let me feel connected to a sista hood of women whom i've never met who is experiencing the same as i am so now i don't feel so all alone with this dreadful medical problem!I just want my life back and this is taking my body over daily. It makes me not even want to have a sexual relationship with my husband cause i feel like a good-year blimp! I take the avc with the (Mother) in it and the bsm and i do get relief from both. The avc does help control your weight but my question to you ladies is:

How long must we stay on these short term remedy? 4EVER... EVERYDAY TAKING THESE SHORT TERM REMEDIES THE WILL NEVER GIVE US A COMPLETE SOLUTION?? I hate the fact that when we give birth 2 bring beautiful kids into the world after that our bodies go through SOOOOOOOO... MUCH AND MEN HAVE NO ISSUES AT ALL!!

I'm just 36 and i feel like my life is OVER dealing with this crap. Doctor's always want to cut on us so we can go into menopause early and have to go to them for more medical issues and bills.. this is how they make their money. Anyway, to the point @ hand. I did find out that having the partial hysterectomy will allow them not to return because by having it done they want grow back because the uterus wall allows them to reattach to something, by removing it..there's nothing 4 them to grow on because there's nothing there. I still don't know what to do even with that info because i'm scared of early menopause. Someone please give me your input.


EC: You don't mention your ailment, but we think you are referring to fibroids...

Replied by Kathy
Dubois, Pa
09/24/2009
I had fibroids, too, if that is what your problem is. If they are not causing you too much of a problem...in other words, if they are more of a nuisance than an actual health problem...the best solution is to just wait them out, because they shrink and go away on their own after menopause. At 36, you are not too young to be having peri-menopausal signs and symptoms. To cut down on the bleeding, try taking bioflavanoids and Vitamin K-2. And if they are not life-threatening, DO NOT let the doctor cut on you. Peri-menopause is a time when women start to get anovulatory cycles and become estrogen dominant, so do not take any supplements or eat anything that contains phytoestrogens because it will only make the problem worse by adding to your over-all estrogen burden. You also might want to check your thyroid status, because low thyroid can cause heavy bleeding, too.

Posted by Mya (Los Angeles, USA) on 09/29/2008

I passed out and hit my head on the bed, because I lost so much blood. I went to the hospital in an ambulance. My doctor did a new procedure and a DNC. There was a girl there who was 16 years old who had her fibroids removed, how is this possible? I was so scared, but I came through, by the grace of God. I tried all of it and it didn't work.


Posted by Joan (Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea) on 09/05/2007

I wish I knew what I was suffering from for 10 years then I would have gone on herbs but I was past that as I was fainting from lack of blood from severe bleeding and my womb prolapsed with the fibroids. I thought I had a heart problem as the symtoms was high blood pressure. I am now well and living with my scars as I also had T/L. So it is healthy living and stress free life for me.


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Posted by Bonnie (Hamilton, Ontario) on 07/05/2009
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Fibriods: Hey All, I have tried everything, bsm and all. I read on and found that coffee that has caffeine has alot to do with it, I drank coffee every day,when I read that it wasn't good for you making your estrogen go hay wire, I decided to stop! I try something that I have read on here what someone else wrote, and I swear by it!! I had heavy periods and the whole thing. Believe me!! So I decided to try what that person wrote, and I did, It was grapes & bing Cherries!! It's been over a year and my periods are normal, and no more heavy bleeding and no more blood clots. I swear my this thing. My blood count is up & my red blood cells are ok now. So 3 things to remember: No more coffee and eat grapes & cherries!! And you'll be ok, at least I am. My doctor wanted me to go for a hysteromy, but in the mean time I decide to try the grapes & cherries, no more heavy periods & clots, they are normal now. Maybe it's a conscience, not sure but something helped me, and I eat them every day!! And I'm fine now. :) Hope this helps someone, because I know I was desperate!!!

Replied by Vina
Powdersprings, Ga
07/06/2009
Are you eating regular grapes red, purple or green. And just any type of cherries. How much do you eat a day. Thanks for the info.
Replied by Bonnie
Hamilton, Canada
07/08/2009
Vina from GA: I eat any kind of grapes, and snack on about 12 a day.

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Posted by crystal (any town, United States) on 04/23/2008
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I tried grapeseed extract for menstrual flooding associated with fibroids. I took 3 - 90 mg tablets 4 times a day and my menstrual was the closest to normal it's been in years. Also mother tried it for the same problem and was well pleased! I am happy!

Replied by Karling
Los Angeles, CA
06/08/2008
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Well, Let me first say, I've had fibroids and ovarian cysts for over 7 years. They have progressively gotten worse and worse as far as heavy clotting periods, PMS, and weight gain. Basically my life revolves around my periods. I don't "do" western medicine so I only go to the doctor to find out what's going on. I'm also a vegetarian. My job is that of performer, so I've had to be meticulous about scheduling shows around my cycle. I'm so excited right now I had to share this immediately. It's early days, I'm only into day 4 of my period, but the change has been incredible. For a whole week before my period I did castor oil packs over where I consider the fibroids are. I rented movies, and spent every evening for about an hour and a half with the pack on my belly, and a heating pad over the area. Also, from the first day of my period I've been taking 2 (100mg) grapeseed extract tablets 3 times a day. They give me a bit of lose stool, but that's the least of my problems after all the bleeding I've endured over the years. Ok the report is: So far my bleeding has been cut in half, if not even more. A few very small clots, as apposed to huge clots. I feel different. I don't feel exhausted, and I'm thinking a miracle has happened to me. I don't know if it's the grape seed or the packs, but I am going to continue this procedure. I'm not sure how often I should do the packs, but I read in this forum that the grapeseed should be done only during your period to keep it's potency on your system. Oh, also something else. I had been taking BSM for over a year, (no decrease in bleeding, but other very good effects) and I read on this forum that House of Herbs had the most iron, so I orderd a whole case of it.. but the label is very sparse, and I think it might be sulfured, and that is not good because it thins the blood, so the only other thing I've changed is that I've cut OUT the sulfured BSM. I will update as I find out more, but right now I'm extremely happy. Day 4 and it's been a walk in the park!!!

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Posted by Katie (Northport, Ny) on 03/29/2014

Has anyone looked into green tea for fibroids? Attached is an article detailing a recent study done in Egypt using green tea to shrink fibroids and an article pulled off of Pubmed regarding the same study (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)

http://www.drmicozzi.com/shrink-fibroids-by-33-percent-with-soothing-tea
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23950663

Replied by Sharon,
Renton, Wa, Usa
07/05/2016
Green Tea only increases breast fibroid inflammation for me. I have tried an herbal anti-inflammatory with green tea, which makes BF inflammation worse.

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Posted by Annie (London) on 11/30/2015
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Hello everyone

After reading Ann's (Calgary) testimony, I decided to give Medorrhinum 1M ago for fibroids. I had a myomectomy 8 years ago but the fibroids grew back bigger and lots of them...with all the discomfort: anaemia, tiredness, constipation from iron tablets....

I took 3 pellets on 11 /11/15. I was sleeping longer but was sharp and fit upon waking up. Which is a miracle!

I took the 2nd dose on 25/11/15 ( my periods began that same day and came so calmly with no pain or symptoms at all! ). The 26/11/15 evening I started bleeding profusely with a lot of fresh looking clots but no pain! The more I bled, the better I felt. For the first time ever I didn't feel tired or weak after bleeding so much! My swollen stomach went physically down. My hair and nails grew stronger and looked cleaner, I could clean, tidy and cook, read. Usually I am bed bound in pain and can' t lift a finger!

My elimination is perfect (after every meal) or just after a walk! My mind is clearer, I can now read and remember...

I made a mistake with the first dose and took my iron and Vit D3 tablets 2 days after taking it. I felt very uncomfortable. I stop. Last Saturday(28/11/15) I felt sick and vomitted at night 11.45pm) but I was rather relieved afterwards and slept like a baby.

I am fit and look refreshed and "clean" usually I look weak and tired during and after my periods....

I read that you should not drink coffee and herbal teas with Medorrhinum. How long after taking it can I have coffee/herbal teas? I used to drink a lot of green tea, milk thistle... and ground coffee every now and then. I sometimes do crave coffee in this weather...

I also used to massage my lower abdomen with some essential oils. When is it ok to resume?

Are there other "Don'ts" when taking Medorrhinum? Please share with us. I will update my progress and hope everything goes well and will help somebody else. Thanks. Annie.


Posted by Ann (Calgary, Alberta) on 02/16/2015
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Hello, I have had excellent success treating fibroids which I I suffered with for 20 Years. I found this website www.how-to-avoid-hysterectomy.com/homeopathic-treatment-for-uterine-fibroids.html

I took homeopathic Medorrhinum 1M strength. Simply take 3 pellets dry to dissolve in mouth. Two weeks later take another 3 pellets. That's it. I did not take any of the other remedies listed on the page. I did try the thuja but did not like how it made me feel so I stopped there. I have stopped taking iron pills and do not suffer from anemia anymore. I have excellent mental and physical energy now as I did when I was 20.

Medorrhinum 1M is strong. Remember when you take homeopathic medicine you may feel worse initially before you feel better. The aggravations are fine that will occur. Do not take any medicine to counteract any strong symptoms that arise and do not go to the doctor. They are temporary for a few days then go away permanently. You may feel odd for about 3 weeks as your body heals. For example after taking the first dose I was very sleepy for about 4 or 5 days. this is my body beginning to heal. All anger or sadness left my mind. In the subsequent weeks I became extremely clear headed, like a normal person is and energized. The whole process took a month.

When taking homeopathy presently and in future months, it is important not to take ANY mint/menthol products nor use or inhale camphor or eucalyptus products. No coffee and avoid herbal teas. All these products can antidote the remedy. You can order this remedy from a health food store that sells homeopathic remedies or online from a supplier.

Replied by Memyselfandi
Usa
05/08/2015
Hi. I've never heard if this Medorrhinum that you speak of that helped you dissolve your fibroids. I'm concerned about side effects. Can you tell me how you knew they had dissolved? Did you go back for a follow-up ultra sound to have proof? Thanks.
Replied by Ann
Calgary, Alberta
05/08/2015
I know the Medorrhinum worked because I am now able to live a normal life. over the last 20 yrs. I had to stop all physical activities ( sports) due to the severe anemia. Since taking the remedy in January 2015 I have resumed all my regular activities. I now exercise several days a week, including weight training. I no longer have major blood loss during my menstrual cycle. I am able to work full time again as my energy is now normal, even high. I have been searching for the last 20 yrs. for a cure desperately. NOTHING else worked. Molasses, apple cider vinegar etc. - these are all band-aids. They don't work for women who are really suffering from fibroids.

Do not worry about side effects. I also gave this remedy to my 14 yr. old son. (1 Homeopathic remedy may also be used to treat certain other types of illnesses). The sideffect he had was sleepiness for three days and mild fever. The chronic illness he was having NEVER recurred after that (recurring cold sores/blisters in mouth). On the second day after taking the remedy. His mouth started tingling and later blisters started coming up (that was the sickness coming out from deep within his body) A few hours later the blisters disappeared. and NEVER came back again. The next day he was up and around like nothing had happened, playing and happy. That is normally how homeopathy works. (The fatigue shows that the remedy is working)

You have to remember with homeopathy that this type of holistic medicine works differently. imagine a tree trunk cut in half. There are concentric circles small in the middle going outward. That represents your body. Homeopathy takes the illness from deep down in your body (middle of tree trunk) to the outside in order to get it out. So you may see symptoms as the sickness leaves your body. Mostly fatigue. It is TEMPORARY. let it happen. It will not harm you. The sickness has to come out. Homeopathy is safe. It can also be given to babies. My side effects were as they were, yours may not be. Do it It works. You can also consult the website how-avoid -hysterectomy.com as I listed above if you want more info.

i did not go for further tests. I observe that I can walk, jump, work, play , think like a normal person now. My periods are completely normal, no heaviness now after decades. That's proof for me. Doctors were not able to cure me. I don't need to go back for any check.

Medorrhinum also comes in 200 strength. If you are really hesitant then you can try that first since it's not so strong. (Though the 1 m strength is best. )Take at two week intervals, 3 pills. Take , wait two weeks, then take again. Then stop. Wait and see how you feel.

Replied by Barbara Lowry, Dsh, Cch
British Virgin Islands
05/18/2015
Homeopathy is individualized medicine. You should always consult with a trained homepathic practitioner for chronic health issues because the most appropriate remedy is not based on the diagnosis; it's matched to the person -- mental, emotional and physical levels. Medorrhinum worked well in this case because it happened to match the state of that individual. Another person suffering from the same "diagnosis" would require a different remedy. Remedies, especially in high potencies (200c, 1M and higher) should only be repeated when indicated and not before. More is definitely not better.
Replied by Ann
Calgary
05/19/2015
I did state at the beginning of my post that women can go to the website www.how-to-avoid-hysterectomy.com/homeopathic-treatment-for-uterine-fibroids.html. if they want more information. This is is where I got the information for this treatment. There is even a practitioner there that one can email for more information. I was not personally evaluated by the practitioner. If women go to the website they will better understand. This is a different form of prescribing utilizing homeopathy. A different science is employed. It's called astrological homeopathy. Hundreds of women are suffering terribly from the adverse affects of fibroids, with no hope. I know that this WORKS. Go to the website, email the practitioner if you want. Then you will better understand. Don't be dissuaded. After living with the condition so long I feel it's my duty to tell others of this help available to them.
Replied by Om
Hope, Bc Canada
05/19/2015
Hello Barbara Lowry --- good to read your post.

However as much as I am in favour of homeopathy, for the average person in need of it it is unaffordable. I have good books on it and have even success with abscesses with my pets and some other situations. It is a dream so far.

I hear it is even more expensive for cancer issues. Sad.

Namaste, Om

Replied by Ann
Calgary
05/19/2015
The total cost for this treatment is $10. That is the cost of the remedy. I paid nothing else. I don't have a big budget for these things either.
Replied by Ellsworth
Toronto
06/13/2015
Hi there,

I am very interested in this approach. I have several fibroids, one of which is very large. About 8 inches. I checked out the site and I wouldn't mind contacting the practioner, but I cannot find a way to contact anyone anywhere one the site. Do you know how I could contact someone?

Replied by Ann
Calgary
06/14/2015
Yes, the contact info is a little hard to find on the site. I emailed him and he replied quite soon. It's dsavic3@astrodule.com. Wishing you well.
Replied by Julie
Ottawa
11/11/2015
Hi Anne,

How long did you use meddorhinum? May be you indicated but I missed it. Battling fibroids for 7 years now at the end of patience. Did you get a scan? Thanks for reply.


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Posted by Kitti (Sterling, Tx) on 02/25/2013

How does the Iodine paint for fibroids work? If Ted is there to answer would be wonderful. Not many posts about it. What I have understood after reading the research parers of Dr. S on iodine is that the Table salt in the U.S. has iodide in it and no iodine. Thus if we want to start taking the Lugol's for fibroids it will have both Iodine and Iodide too in it. So what should be the strength of Lugol's to start with and what dosage should be good for our bodies. My age is 40 and have 2 fibroids 2cms. Causing heavy bleeding with clots.

Replied by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
02/25/2013
Hi Kitti... The strength of lugols iodine should be 5% but nowadays it is sold at only 2%. Therefore dosages will be different for 5% LI and 2% LI. You will need a minimum of 8 drops 5% LI to achieve a recommended dose of 50 mgs iodine to help cure fibroids and breast cysts. For 2% LI you will need 20 drops to achieve a 50 mgs dose. These dosages should be split into individual doses of 2 - 4 drops per individual dose. You can also use Iodoral(tablet form of lugols iodine) to achieve the 50 mg dose.

Here is some research on the effectiveness of iodine against breast cysts and fibroids:

http://iodine4health.com/body/ovaries/flechas_ovaries.htm

http://www.optimox.com/pics/Iodine/IOD-01/IOD_01.htm

If you take lugols iodine -- then the full Iodine Protocol should be taken to avoid problems -- shown here:

http://www.breastcancerchoices.org/iprotocol.html

Replied by Deonva
Southbroom, Kzn South Africa
02/26/2013
@Kitti - you need to start slowly - 2 drops of 5% Lugols iodine 2 x per day in water - then work up to 4 drops 2 x per day. Even more, depending on your particular iodine deficiency status. It will take around 2 months for your body to have all it needs, at which time lower the dosage to 4 drops per day.

Iodine deficiency is one of the greatest health risks today, and can cause many ailments and dread disease. It will benefit all to supplement with iodine (Lugol's solution) permanently in low dosages, once saturation is achieved.

Dr. Deon

Replied by Linda
New Haven, Ct, United States
02/27/2013
Bill, the 5% solution of Lugol's is still available. I purchase mine online at jcrows.

Posted by Margaret (Somewhere, Iowa) on 11/06/2010
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I have a 10cm fibroid (or did a month ago) I started painting iodine (inexpensive tincture of iodine, the kind you put on cuts) on my skin twice a day. About a 2 inch square patch in different places once in am, once in pm. I used to lie down and feel this large hard lump on my right side. It never went away. I have awful periods with horrible pain. This is why I went to emergency where they did ultrasound and found the 10cm fibroid. This was a month ago. I've tried so much to get rid of this thing and spent so much. Progesterone made it bigger. DIM helped with breast tenderness before period but did nothing else. Enzymes, nothing. Vitamins, ridding myself of detergents and lotions, etc. Did not help. My head spun when I read all the herbs and diets and supplements people were taking to get rid of their fibroids.

Then I read extensive writings about iodine. I bought a couple bottles and started painting it on my skin. A mere two weeks later and I can't feel the bump anymore. There is a fibroid yet though. I can feel a smaller lump very far down a little right of pubic bone, but where is the rest of it? At night when my bladder is full and I lay on my back I can feel the fibroid but about a third as big. Remember, it's only been two weeks. I do nothing more. I take iron because I lose so much blood each month. I randomly take a B-complex or cod liver oil or other vitamin pills just because I have so many that I bought to help get rid of this thing. But I don't take anything regularly. It's been about 5 years since my periods started getting bad. I'm waiting for the first one since iodine and am hopeful. (actually I started iodine 2 days before period. The pain killers were cut by one third-perhaps just a coincidence)

How could something like iodine shrink my fibroid so quickly? I truly am afraid to hope. But hope I will. And I will return to let you know how it works. Good luck to all dealing with these things and God help speed your recovery.

Replied by Margaret
Somewhere, Iowa
11/07/2010
I forgot to say I have been drinking all my water with a little lemon in it. This might be helping the shrinking the fibroids but I don't know. Maybe a combination? Just wanted to add that in case it is important.
Replied by Ellen
Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
11/07/2010
Prescription drugs are not the answer. I eliminated my fibroid tumors with Vitamin B6 and kelp. Iodine is extremely important in the diet and almost everyone's diet is so deficient in this particular mineral, but how your add it to your diet is equally as important as the mineral itself. What most people do not understand is that minerals are meant to be bound together in a natural form that the body can easily absorb and utilize. This does not mean saturating it with one mineral alone; this will put the body in balance for a very short time and then unbalance it just as quickly once the body is over saturated which will make you equally as sick as when your started. The answer is to put minerals into your body in a safe form which of course is food. Kelp, especially Laminaria digitata. It's so safe and very effective in curing disease especially of the thyroid and it will also heal your fibroids. Disease is a mineral deficiency. Kelp is so full of minerals that the body can pick and choose exactly what it needs and absorb it quickly which of course is very healing. Laminaria digitata is very high in iodine and you can eat as much of it as you want for the rest of your life and will never over saturate yourself as it is a food and the body will only choose to absorb the iodine if is is in need. The best way to heal is always through your diet. If you want to heal extra fast please use my alkalizing drink. I always take 1/2 tsp of Laminaria digitata kelp on the side of this drink by spoon. I just down it with the drink. The drink is:

1 cup of water or there abouts. 1 tblspn of unsulphered blackstrap molasses
1 tsp of turmeric
1 lemon, freshly squeezed to make sure you have the anions from the lemon which are very alkalizing. 4-6 drops of stevia. Not all stevias are created equal and some are just as toxic as aspertame. Stir it well and drink. This drink is anticancer, antiinflamatory, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal. It is extremely health promoting and healing. It is a drink and you should have once a day at least and more if you are in poor health. Good luck and I truly hope you try my recommendations as it has made such a drastic improvement in my own health and others, that I know it will help you if you give it a chance.
Replied by Daisy
Chicago, Il, Us
03/25/2011
Dear Margarate, After reading your successful story, I am feeling well little bit. Most of the reviews I saw here are for stopping heavy bleeding. I have multiple fibroids & the worst part is my uterus size has enlarged to 17 cm lentgh wise. I am so worried because we are yet to plan for kids. I have painful periods for a day & I don't have any other problems during the cycle. I want to know how you applied tincture of iodine as a patch. Please let me know any other things that you tried and think will work. I am really desperate to get rid of this and have a baby. Thanks.
Replied by Daisy
Chicago, Il
03/27/2011
Can you please let me know the complete name of Iodine that you have used. I bought Apothecary Iodine Tincture 2% U. SP (Walgreens brand). Since I have multiple fibroids I want to try most effective one. Anyone please let me know.
Replied by Lisa
Rabat, Morocco
03/27/2011
Daisy, I don't think iodine tincture would be enough iodine for something like fibroids. When you paint it on your skin much of it evaporates anyway. You might want to look into iodine that you can take internally, like lugol's solution or the pill form called Iodoral. These can be purchased online, but with the situation in Japan many sites are sold out. Have you looked into balancing your estrogen, since too much is a cause of fibroids? You could try something called DIM and also progesterone cream. I also have fibroids and just recently purchased Iodoral. I am first doing the liver/kidney cleanse that Bill recommends before I start the iodine to help with any detox symptoms. There is an iodine forum on yahoo groups that has a lot of good information about supplementing with iodine and the other supplements that need to be taken along with iodine. Best of luck to you with your health.
Replied by Christina
Ann Arbor, Mi
07/18/2011
I was reading these comments with interest. I've been taking Iodoral (2 tablets/day) for almost a year, but no real change in fibroid. I'm wondering if my body flushes out some of it, so it doesn't get full benefit. That's why I'm revisiting the iodine painting. Maybe if you apply it directly to the body it will be absorbed better? I don't know. I do know that castor oil and iodine act as liver detox, and that's why the fibroids shrink, theoretically, because the iodine helps the liver get rid of the toxins in your body (bad estrogen included).

Excess estrogen contributes to the increase in fibroid size. The average physician doesn't make the connection, nor does h/she make the connection between progesterone and fibroids. If you have large fibroids, you're supposed to avoid the following : progesterone cream, estrogen in any form, DHEA, licorice, yam, black cohosh. Progesterone cream may make small fibroids shrink, but larger ones seem to love progesterone.

It seems that hormone imbalance/deficiency is the root cause of fibroids, beginning w/ thyroid dysfunction. There are probably other causes that contribute to this, but this seems to be the primary reason women entering perimenopause are susceptible to them. A balanced diet can help stave off further growth, but I'm not sure that it will shrink them. It seems that liver detox support is the most likely solution, in addition to correcting the underlying problem. Get your hormone levels checked, esp. thyroid. A simple blood test may not show deficiency. If you have the symptoms, you most likely have a thyroid problem. You can take your temp for 7 days beginning the second day of your menstrual cycle. If it's consistently low, you've most likely a problem. Again, theoretically, once the thyroid is balanced, the other stuff should follow suit.... But, liver detox is something you can do now w/o a problem. Also, check your adrenal function. If that's off, it can cause all the other stuff to "fall" like dominos.

Replied by Avocadobanana
London, Uk
11/26/2011
Margaret from Somewhere, Iowa, did you find out for sure whether your fibroid shrank, (with a scan)? That would be great if it did, and it would give me some hope at least!

I have a fibroid uterus, the size of a 10 week pregnancy. Most distressing is the large fibroid that's pressing on my bladder and causing all sorts of bladder and urethra pain/spasms.

I am desperate for a natural remedy as I don't want to have surgery, and have been painting iodine for the last week or so. I'm also drinking lemon water, and have just started molasses (2 teaspoons), each morning.

I've read a few posts that say painting iodine shouldn't help, as your body absorbs so little of the iodine with this method, and it's not worth doing. Is this true?

So far I haven't noticed any difference, but I know it's really early days. I expect it to take more than two weeks for me, as I just have so many fibroids and have had them for a long time.

Has anybody else had luck with iodine painting? Did it work, and how long did it take?


Posted by ThegirlHedumped (Okinawa, Hawaii) on 07/20/2009
4 out of 5 stars

Iodine is working with enzymes to shrink my uterine fibroids. You poor thing you don't know if you have uterine fibroids, is your gut getting fat, but not necessarily the rest of you? Did anyone ask you if you were pregnant? there should did me, my man upset with me because of this drastic change said, "everyday's a vacation for you lying around" At that time we didn't know I was suffering from fibroids. Even super model Beverly Johnson said it took her 4 years for proper diagnosis! Are you weak bladdered? menstrual cycles heavy and long term, with clots in the maxipad-fatigued aneamic? hormonal, libidoless? stressed, constipated? Fibroids push down or up on other organs, causing organs not to function properly. You are tired but don't know why, your family sees you have changed but cannot help, the doctors misdiagnose you. B-Vitamins deficiency, Iodine deficiency can lead to Cystic Breasts (lumpy) and uterine Fibroids. This is probably the 4th year of my battle, and having just learned in late June/July of 2009 I feel alive again. My boyfriend dumped me because he suffered too long with bad diagnosises and lack of closeness-He doesn't care anymore-So last week he dumped me, but now that I'm new, it's like being reborn and knowing it's only going to get better and stronger! What boyfriend? suck it Ryan! Here I come world. Iodine terminates that crap in your body and regulates your heart, makes your breasts soft and supple and smooth. What a miracle cure. Why is it the things from our creator: God are often forgotten, in lieu or man made, manufactured, genetically enhanced poison?

Replied by Robin
Macomb, MI
07/22/2009
What kind of iodine do u use?
Replied by Annie
Marietta, Ga
07/22/2009
What type of Iodine are you taking? Is there anything elese other than Iodine and B-vitamins. If this is working this is great.
Replied by Mary
Buenos Aires, Argentina
09/05/2013
Hi, you wrote a post years ago on earth clinic about fibroids... And Ryan. I hope his not back but mostly I hope the fibroids are gone and you are well. I am very big fibroids and going thru a rough time. Could you give me specific advice please on how you rid them, you had questions form other readers.... I do not think you saw them.. Thank you


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