There is a very painful chronic medical condition and it is called endometriosis: the condition affects 5.5 million women in the US and Canada, and about millions more worldwide. Endometriosis occurs when tissue at the edge of uterus-endometrium starts to grow outside of uterus. The growth is located at the ovaries, fallopian tubes or the pelvic edges and it may spread outside of the pelvic region.
Symptoms may begin way before or after the period. Lower abdomen and lower back are often gets affected also it is good to pay attention of a shooting nerve pain in legs or sciatica, and the usual symptoms are painful periods cramping menstrual pain and pelvic pain.
Endometriosis Causesa strong ovulation pain bowel movements a sharp pain during the sexual intercourse or urination heavy menstrual bleeding diarrhea, constipation, and nausea indigestion infertility due to entrapment of the eggs fatigue
Painful period or pelvic discomfort needs doctor diagnoses first but there are useful natural treatments.
Stress ReductionCortisol and progesterone are hormones that need to be produce for stress reduction. Any delay stress may elevate cortisol to level down progesterone to include with a hormonal misbalance. Herbs are practice way to reduces stress especially herb called ashwaghandha that arguments B vitamins, C vitamin, magnesium and zinc. There are other reductions of stress, which are diaphragmatic breathing, mindfulness meditation and relaxation etc.
Reduce Chemicals The PCBs - polychlorinated biphenyls and the environmental chemicals dioxins are responsible for aggravation of endometriosis. And to reduce taking such chemicals means no animal fat intake, no dairy products, no red meat and no fish. So, fresh vegetables and fruits cut down the risk.
Progesterone CreamProgesterone cream may be useful sometimes because it reduces the development of abnormal endometrial tissue. But progesterone cream is not yet confirmed as the cure for endometriosis, because it is not determined how effective really is. Progesterone cream is acquired from the soy or Mexican wild yam and in the addition of molecule diosgenin that converts to a molecule that is like human progesterone (artificially), added again to a cream.
But the process need to be done in the lab because body can not turn wild yam into progesterone, lab (artificial convert) can. It is very important to add just enough progesterone and to do not overdo with the content of progesterone. This cream is for a surface application to inner thighs, arms, upper chest or wrists and can be found in specialized compounding pharmacies.
Flaxseeds and Vegetables A flavones, the group of plant chemicals have the ability to inhibit aromatizes; the enzyme that comminutes androgens into estrogens. A flavones food has indoles and improves estrogen, and basically is celery and parsley, broccoli, cabbage, kale, bok choy, cauliflower and sprouts. Flaxseeds have a lot of lignans or fiber good for estrogen conditions.
HydrotherapyIt is a domestic therapy and it is not known how effective really is. The hot water and cold water needs to be switched and repeated 3 times. It is best to bath during menstruation.
Omega-3 Fatty AcidsOmega-3 fatty acids are compounds in fish salmon, mackerel or sardines. In the chemists you can get it in fish oil capsules, which is better cause of the amounts of dioxins and PCBs.
Bacterial overgrowthSome researches think that there is a tight link between growth of Candida yeast and endometriosis. The treatment of bacterial overgrowth lasts 8 weeks.
Ginger TeaGinger tea eases nausea caused by endometriosis.