Endometriosis affects about 10% of women worldwide. Despite being a common problem detection and diagnosis is often difficult. In many cases fertility problems can come arising from endometriosis. Endometriosis is the abnormal development of tissue in the womb, can cause abdominal pain, cramps or even infertility. In some cases there are no hassles, making it difficult to diagnosis. Endometriosis can have different levels, but is benign.
The causes of endometriosis are often different and vary from woman to woman. It is therefore difficult to determine a range of women prone to this type of malformation. For detecting endometriosis is usually necessary to perform a laparoscopy, by which, in some cases, it may be treated with laser some affected areas. In many cases a simple treatment is sufficient to eliminate pain and discomfort.
Alternative therapies for endometriosis
Alternative therapies such as homeopathy have proven to be helpful in patients with endometriosis.
Homeopathy, as we know, defends that various substances in very low doses (dilutions) can contribute to mitigate disease or infirmity. It is an alternative therapy that has been in use since ancient times and is still being investigated. Phytotherapy can also help alleviate symptoms resulting from endometriosis. In many of fertility problems has shown that linoleic acid can help to improve fertility.
Possible homeopathic and herbal medicine to alleviate the pain of endometriosis:
- Linoleic acid: This fatty acid is converted in the body in prostaglandin, a hormone with anti-inflammatory properties. It can be found in evening primrose or flax seeds, which can help improve both endometriosis.
- Yarrow has a regulatory effect of hormones, in addition to helping relieve PMS can send the side effects of endometriosis.
- The shamrock has a plant phytoestrogen that helps regulate hormones, helping improve endometriosis.
If traditional methods are not enough there would be a hormonal treatment, and as a last method will proceed with surgery. In some cases of endometriosis, even with treatment in a fertility clinic, women can get pregnant with a high success rate. According to cases it will be necessary to different type of treatment. Endometriosis today is not an impediment to being a mother, the correct diagnosis and proper treatment can make the endometriosis does not become a fertility problem.