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#1 of 4 Old 03-12-2008, 03:33 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I just read somewhere that taking RRL while having fibroids is contraindicated.
I am taking the Rainbow Light Prenantal System (the 6 a day kind) that has RRL in it. I have several fibroids and an irritable uterus that contracts (unproductively) ALL the time.

Is this amount of RRL something I should worry about? WHat is the connection anyway?
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i haven't heard of this specific contraindication before. RRL is a uterine tonic, and some women find that regular use gives them mild contractions. i did. so, with the relevant risk of pre-term labor with fibroids, i suppose there would be a theoretical contraindication. i'd be curious to know though about actual cases.
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I guess if thats all anyone has to say about it... I wont quit taking my Rainbow LIght Prenatals.

Thanks for the connection between the two and your reply.
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