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Liver detox

Hi I have really bad problems with my period at the moment. My problems are:

* PMS-like cramps that wake me up at night when they start
* Dark, thick blood throughout the period
* Periods end abruptly and finish a day earlier.
* Periods occur every 21-25 days. It used to be every 27 days.

I was diagnosed hypothyroid in May 2013 but diagnosed with Hashimoto's in January 2014. I take 100mcg of levothyroxine a day but I am still fatigued, constipated and depressed. I follow a healthy diet and lifestyle and my latest blood tests were normal.

My mum was diagnosed with polycystic ovaries some time ago but I have had ultrasounds done in 2005 and 2011 that have shown no problem.

Tests have ruled out endometriosis through ESR and ovarian cancer through CA125.

I have cut out gluten and dairy.

I looked into trying out a Liver Detox herbal tea to help with the PMS and soon after drinking it I felt a bit more energetic. I don't want to jump to conclusions but would the herbal tea have anything to do with that? It contains dandelion, peppermint, licorice and camomile. My period then stopped a day early.

Any help would be appreciated. :)
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7729616 tn?1393795492
Hi thanks for your feedback. Much appreciated!

I usually drink just black tea with milk but I've been advised to cut out dairy and gluten as I have Hashimoto's. I was recommended to try a herbal tea to help detox my liver and so I assumed that as soon as I drank it I would pee it out as that's what always happens when I drink anything.

I didn't pee it out until much later - about 4 or 5 hours later which surprised me. My urine was still pretty dark too but I guess if I keep going then maybe more good will come out of it. :)
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I is good to drink tea when your on your cycle it help to sooth the pain amd my have an affect on you period stoping early due to the fact you are flushing your system with liquids well good luck to you just my feed back....
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