Soy-free diet anyone?

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Soy-free diet anyone?

Postby Chryz » Sun Jan 15, 2012 2:05 pm

I've heard/read that soy can have an opposite affect on helping with ovulation. My cycles are wacky. Can anyone tell me that they have had success with NO soy?


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Postby socialite_baby » Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:40 pm

I avoid soy because it's not good for my hypothyroid or endometriosis. It's in a ton of processed food so it can be hard to avoid. I also cut out gluten around the same time... Soy can definitely make you more estrogen dominant and cause O/follicular phase issues if you consume a lot of it! It's worth a shot!
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April - November 2011 - 7 Rounds of 50 mg Clomid, 3 IUIs. All BFN.
February - March, June 2012 - 3 Rounds 5 mg Femara. BFN.
April 2012 - "Immune Protocol" Follistim IUI. BFN.
May 2012 - Diagnosed activated natural killer cells and told we'll NEVER conceive naturally... *treatment break*
October 2015 - IVF #1. OHSS. Freeze all. 9 blasts on ice.
November 2015 - FET #1. BFN.
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Postby Emerald05 » Fri Jan 27, 2012 11:01 pm

It all depends on the cause of your irregular cycles. For some people soy actually helps them ovulate, since it stimulates estrogen production. But some people have too much estrogen, and having soy just compounds the issue. (like Socialite said!).

So it's hard to say what impact cutting out soy will have on you, but I think it would definitely be something to try!

Good luck!
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