Hello I had very heavy periods and extreme fatigue - finally got complete blood tests and found out I was slightly hypothyroid, iron-deficiency anemia and fibroids that had grown from pea k to about the size of a grapefruit One doctor wanted to immediately put me on thyroid meds and another wanted to give me a hysterectomy. I did a lot of research and and chose neither option. I starting on iron supplements and systemic enzymes for the fibroids. Then found a high quality whole food thryroid supplement. The enzymes broke down the fibroids ( they are not gone but much smaller and causing no symptoms whatsoever. The thryroid supplement improved fatigue, stress and heavy periods as well. I'm no longer anemic, my thyroid is normal ( although I find if I stop the supplements for more than a few days, I feel it)., and I have normal periods. ( I didn't want to leave the house for about 3 days every months and felt like so weak during my period I slept most of the time.) I always listen to doctors, do my own reading and research and make my own choices. If I the enzymes and supplements didn't work, I would go back to doctors but I'd always try non-pharmaceutical and non-surgical solutions first. ( the first period after taking the systemic enzymes was much better but it took about 3 cycles for the periods to become really normal). Good luck.View Thread
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