What Causes Ovarian Cysts?
To successfully treat and prevent recurrence of ovarian cysts we need to understand and — if possible — remove the underlying causes and risk factors.
We need to ask: "What else is going on inside the body that might allow ovarian cysts to develop?"
Accurate diagnosis of the factors behind ovarian cysts consists of three steps:
Step 1: List the Possible Causative Factors
Identify all disease conditions, lifestyle choices and environmental risk factors that can lead to ovarian cysts. Here are two possibilities:
- Food Allergies
- Liver Congestion
Step 2: Build a Symptom Checklist
Identify all possible symptoms and risk factors of each possible cause, and check the ones that apply:
rapid pulse rate
negative reaction to coffee
breast soreness during cycle
bags under eyes
bitter taste in mouth
pain medication use
past pain/burning behind breastbone
rotten egg burps
... and more than 60 others
Step 3: Rule Out or Confirm each Possible Cause
A differential diagnosis of your symptoms and risk factors finds the likely cause of ovarian cysts:
* This is a simple example to illustrate the process
Arriving at a Correct Diagnosis
is our online diagnosis tool that learns all about you through a straightforward process of multi-level questioning, providing diagnosis at the end.
In the Reproductive Symptoms
section of the questionnaire, The Analyst™
will ask the following question about ovarian cysts:
Have you had ovarian cysts?
→ Never had one / don't know
→ Probably had one/minor episode(s) now resolved,
→ Major episode(s) now resolved
→ Current minor problem
→ Current major problem
Based on your response to this question, which may indicate either history of ovarian cysts or ovarian cysts, The Analyst™
will consider possibilities such as: