Our expert says:
The menstrual pattern going forward would be extremely important in planning a pregnancy and I would therefore recommend that you monitor your cycles over the next 3-4 months. During this stage you could continue ovulation monitoring using the urine LH testing kits. I would strongly recommend that you have further hormone evaluation tests done and in particular to exclude the possibility of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) or pituitary related problems such as Prolactin or thyroid malfunction. With regards to green tea I do not have first hand knowledge of the action but it has been proposed that it does increase the metabolic rate for this reason it may have some negative effect on thyroid function which in turn may interfere with conception. However I believe also that it has different effects on different individuals and certainly further studies would have to be done to resolve this matter.
Answered by: Dr M.I. Cassim
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