Can keto help reduce or eliminate uterine fibroids?

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Can a keto diet help reduce or eliminate uterine fibroids? What’s the best birth control for women with PCOS? And how to treat mood swings on a keto diet?

Get the answers to these questions in this week’s Q&A with fertility specialist Dr. Fox:

Can keto help reduce or eliminate uterine fibroids?

I am 39 and I was diagnosed with a fibroid of 6 cm (or 2.4 in) on the upper part of my uterus, and as I’m unable to do an operation right now (due to the coronavirus situation), I thought that maybe a keto diet can help. read more

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Why is it harder to lose weight during the luteal phase?

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Why is it harder to lose weight during the luteal phase? Can you ease into the keto diet? And can hormone replacement therapy aid weight loss after menopause?

Get the answers to these questions in this week’s Q&A with fertility specialist Dr. Fox:

Why is it harder to lose weight during the luteal phase?

I have been eating a clean keto diet for quite a while, I’m calculating my daily intake of net carbs (and keeping them under 20-25 grams per day), proteins and fats and all goes well in the first 14 days of my menstrual cycle. I’m having trouble doing any kind of progress with weight loss in the second phase of my cycle. read more

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Is it harder to be in ketosis during menstruation?

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Is it harder to be in ketosis during menstruation? What’s Dr. Fox’s advice for menopausal women who struggle with their weight? And should you eat according to your blood type?

Get the answers to these questions in this week’s Q&A with fertility specialist Dr. Fox:

Is it harder to be in ketosis during menstruation?

Dear Dr. Fox,

Is it my imagination, or is it very challenging (if not impossible) to stay in ketosis while menstruating? Although I eat approximately the same, I go from being in deep ketosis, to not at all, or producing very low ketones. read more

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How do you repair low metabolism after a low-calorie diet?

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How can you repair a low metabolism? Can you drink whey protein drinks when fasting? Is higher glucose levels normal on a strict carnivore diet? And, what is the difference between fasting and chronic undereating?

It’s time for this week’s Q&A about intermittent fasting and low carb with Dr. Jason Fung:

Repair metabolism

How do you repair a low metabolism after doing a very low-calorie diet? There must be a lot of people out there (like me) who have taken advice from the GP’s with their official dietary guidelines and lost weight using a low-calorie diet, and as a consequence, wrecked their metabolism and eventually regained the weight. read more

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