Category: Endometriosis

Endometriosis Ayurvedic Treatment & Diet to Avoid Surgery

The female reproductive system is agroup of organs that are responsiblein reproduction, like ovulation and pregnancy. This system plays a vital part in keeping balance in the entire body through hormone production and communication. This system comprises of the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix and vagina.Female reproductive health is important to maintain the entire health of a woman and her potential children.

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Endometriosis is one such disorder that can hamper fertility by obstructing the functioning of fallopian tubes, uterus, sperms, eggs and ovaries. This disorder happens when the uterine tissue embeds or sprouts outside the uterus.

Causes:

  • Rearward menstruation.
  • Low immunity
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Unusual growth of embryonic cells
  • Family history of the disorder

Symptoms:

  • Dyspareunia
  • Painful urination
  • Infertility
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Metrorrhagia
  • Menorrhagia
  • Urinary frequency
  • Constipation

Diagnosis:

  • Laproscopy
  • Transvaginal USG

Herbal Remedies For Endometriosis

Endometriosis can be treated safely in Ayurveda. Here at Planet Ayurveda it can be treated with the Endometriosis Care Pack.

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1. FEMALE HEALTH SUPPORT

This herbal formulation consists of herbs which have miraculous effects on the female reproductive system. The herbs that this formulation contains aid in balancing pitta and vata. According to Ayurveda, annihilated vata is the prime cause of all gynecological ailments. Aggravated pitta leads to Menorrhagia, Irritant behavior, hot flushes.

This formulation contains extracts of Shatavari, Lodhra and Ashok.

SHATAVARI:

Shatavari is principally a reproductive rejuvenator, laxative and has potent adaptogenic properties. It can be taken by women of any age. It can aid in overcoming the changes during pregnancy and delivery, menstrual disorders, promotes lactation, hot flashes etc. It also acts as a uterus cleanser. It has the ability to improve female fertility. Shatavari calms and provides nourishment of nerves, acts as a support system for the brain and the body to attain harmony from vata ailments.

ASHOK:

The word Ashok literally means without sorrow. This herb helps in reducing excessive bleeding, including other gynecological ailments. It is known to calm the inflammation even with its aroma. It also has efficacious astringent properties. Its bark is an amazing cooling agent which heals a congested uterus, menstrual disorders. Also, it reduces any burning sensation.

LODHRA:

The word Lodhra means which makes the body sturdy. This herb treats bleeding disorders because of its absorption enhancing property. It is very light and acts as a coolant and also acts as a pitta pacifier. Lodhra’s bark has anti-inflammatory properties as well.

DOSAGE: 2 Capsules every morning and evening after meals.

2. ALOE VITALS CAPSULES

This is a 100% natural formulation which consists of anti-oxidants that eradicate harmful toxins from our body. It boosts immunity and aids in pacifying the three doshas. It consists of pure aloe Vera extracts. Aloe Vera has amazing anti-inflammatory properties and also detoxifies the body.

DOSAGE: 1 capsule twice on a daily basis after meals.

3. SHATAVARI CAPSULES

This is a herbal formulation and rejuvenates the female body including menstrual disorders. This herb helps the female in maintaining and improving her fertility. It consists of phytoestrogen that helps in balancing the hormones and alleviates the risk of endometriosis. It strengthens the female reproductive system. This formulation helps in treating all gynecological ailments like ovarian cysts, endometriosis, menstrual disorders to name a few.

DOSAGE: 2 Capsules two times a day after meals.

4. PRADRANTAK CHURNA

This formulation is an improvised form of PUSHYANUG CHURNA which consists of Lodhra, Ashok, Arjun and Udumbar. It is considered to be very helpful in curing female disorders. And Vata imbalance is said to be the root cause of all gynecological disorders and this herb calms the vitiated vata. Also it naturally equalizes female hormones. It improves the inflamed lining of uterus or the endometrium and treatment endometriosis.

DOSAGE: 5 grams with lukewarm water every day.

5. BOSWELLIA CURCUMIN

This herbal formulation is enriched with herbs that have anti- inflammatory properties. These do not cause any side effects and act as a pain killer.

BOSWELLIA SERRATA:

Boswellia helps in decreasing and repairing the inflamed endometrium. It also consists of potent analgesic properties and also improves the blood circulation.

CURCUMIN LONGA:

Curcumin or turmeric are anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant in nature. Also this herb hinder the growth of the cells that cause inflammation.

DOSAGE: 2 capsules twice a day, with plain water after meals.

DIET IN ENDOMETRIOSIS TO AVOID SURGERY

Our body responds to the foods we eat rapidly and this affects our overall health. Making healthy changes in your diet helps in reversing symptoms of Endometriosis. Patients with Endometriosis should consume a high fiber diet which comprises of fruits, vegetables, whole grains. These foods aid in controlling Endometriosis symptoms to some extent.

The main cause of some foods worsening the symptoms of Endometriosis depends on the reactions that occur due to ingesting these foods. Consuming a balanced diet in this disorder alleviates the harmful chemical reactions. The reversal in symptoms may include reduced pain and inflammation. Also, it helps in decreasing estrogen levels in the body and thus alleviates the chances of the disease growing further.

The prime focus of the special diet for endometriosis is to hinder the bad prostaglandins due to their negative effects on the body. Consuming a healthy diet helps in promoting the good Prostaglandins which help in reducing the uterine contractions, pain and inflammations. Changing the consumption of oils has a huge effect on your body. Good oils can be found in the Omega-3 group. The best sources are:

  • Fish oil or consuming fish on the whole.
  • Walnuts
  • Flax seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Dark green leafy vegetables.

Avoid saturated fats, animal fats, butter etc.

Increasing your fiber consumption decreases the high levels of estrogen. As excess of everything is bad, fiber intake should be in moderation. Easily digestible fibers are found in fruits and vegetables as they improve digestion while providing a soothing effect. Fibers can be found in

  • Pulses
  • Beans and peas
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Oatmeal
  • Whole grains

There are a few foods which need to be shunned for a faster improvement and they include, refined carbohydrates, dairy products, refined sugars, honey, chocolate, canned and preserved foods, saturated fats. Alcohol and smoking should also be avoided to promote faster healing.

Natural Cure for Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a commonly occurring painful condition affecting woman’s reproductive organs. It happens as a result of tissues lining the uterus growing outside. Generally it grows in the pelvic cavity but it may be found growing on other areas like ovaries, fallopian tubes, bowels, or bladder.

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Ayurvedic View For Endometriosis

It can be defined by function as Kapha roga and by location Pitta roga. This is the reason that Kapha dosha is controlling the function of the endometrial tissue growth in the uterus.

What can be causes of Endometriosis?

Specific cause for endometriosis has not been exactly known, but there are several theories.

  • Retrograde menstruation where, menstrual blood having endometrial cells instead of flowing out of the body starts flowing back through the fallopian tubes and into the pelvic cavity, where these cells start sticking to their walls and surfaces where they start growing and continue to thicken and bleed over the course of each menstrual cycle. This happens in about 90% of women but endometriosis occurs only in 1out of 10 women.
  • It may be hereditary. Women having close relative with this condition are 10 times more likely to get endometriosis.
  • Sometimes immune system of certain women is not able to fight against endometriosis properly.
  • It may be caused due to certain toxins present in the environment.
  • Metaplasia may occur where normal pelvic tissue may get converted to endometriosis.
  • After some surgeries, like in hysterectomy or C-section, endometrial cells may get attached to a surgical incision.

Risk Factors

  • Starting of periods at early age.
  • Menopause occurring at an older age.
  • Short menstrual cycles – for instance, less than 27 days
  • Higher levels of estrogen in the body or more lifetime exposure of estrogen our body is producing
  • Low body mass index
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Any medical condition preventing  the normal passage of menstrual flow out of the body
  • Uterine abnormalities

Symptoms and Signs

  • Heavy and Painful Periods with excessive bleeding may result.
  • One may suffer from lower back and abdominal pain.
  • Pain during or aftersex is common with endometriosis.
  • Pain may occurs during bowel movements or urinationespecially during mensuration.
  • Infertility can also be one of the symptom
  • Other symptoms may include like fatigue, diarrhea, constipation, bloating or nausea, especially during menstrual periods.

Natural Cure for Endometriosis

ENDOMETRIOSIS CARE PACK

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1. Boswellia Curcumin

Boswellia curcumin are herbal capsules enriched with the anti-inflammatory herbs. These can effectively lessen the symptoms of inflammation and as well reducethe pain without causing any side effects. This herbal product is a combination of Shallaki (Boswelliaserrata) and Curcumin (curcuma longa).These herbs make it a natural cure for Endometriosis.

Shallaki (Boswelliaserrata) – Boswellia consists of boswellic acid that is very helpful to lessen inflammation. It is analgesic and has property to improve the blood circulation.

Curcumin (curcuma longa) – This herb is verygood anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant by nature.Curcumin is active herb to bring reduction in inflammation as it is effective in inhibiting the growth of cells that cause inflammation.

Dosage: 2 capsule twice a day, with plain water after meals.

2. Female Health Support

These herbal Capsules are a herbal formulation that has amazing features to strengthen the complete reproductive system of females with anti-inflammatory property. It can help you to get rid of pain during menstruation and lessen excessive bleeding during menstruation. In other way it is even useful in female infertility and improves libido. It is formed by amalgamating wonderful herbs which are

  • Ashok (Saraca indica)
  • Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa)
  • shatavari (Asparagus racemosus)

which synergistically acts to control vitiated “Vata” and “Pitta” and retain their balance.

Ashok (Saraca indica) – This tree comprises saponins, flavonoids, glycosides that act as uterotonic, anti-tumour, oxytocic and anti-implantation. Its dried bark act as an effective astringent, that brings benefits in menorrhagia, excessive uterine bleeding and as well it is so amazing cooling agent and demulcent, which acts on congested uterus, painful periods, heavy clots, ammenorhea and endometriosis.

Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa) – It is anti – inflammatory and beneficial in various female problems. Its bark is best astringent herb and good to use in heavy menstruation.

Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) – Root part of Shatavari consists of Isoflavones, Asparagamine, Polysaccharides, mucilage and rich in vitamins A, B1 , B2 , C, E, Phosphorus, Calcium, Iron and folic acid . ‘Racemofuran’ in Shatvati has a potential to normalize the level of female hormones and gives strength to female.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice a day, with plain water after meals.

3. Aloe Vitals Capsules

Aleo vital capsules are purely herbal products that has anti-oxidant property which eliminates toxins from the body.as well a good immune system booster. It helps to balance the body energies vata, pitta and Kapha. This herbal product is formed of the standardized extract of Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis).

Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis) – It is a wonderful anti-inflammatory herb with effective detoxifier, tonic and antiseptic properties.

4. Shatavari Capsules

These Capsules are purely herbal and very much beneficial for almost all menstrual problems, including amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea. Shatavari Capsule is an efficient natural herbal substitute to artificial hormones. Shatavari enables a female to maintain her fertility. This herbal product is prepared using herb Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus).

Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) – In Ayurveda Shatavari is considered to proliferate the fertility and vitality of females. It has phytoestrogen that supportscreatesbalance in the hormones and reduce risk of endometriosis. It is also useful in painful menstruation, uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts and irregular painful menstruation in females. It has potential to provide strength to the female reproductive system.It is a natural cure for endometriosis.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice a day, with plain water after meals.

5. Pradrantak Churna

This herbal preparation is the ammended classical Ayurvedic formulation “Pushyanug” churna. This formulation consists of various herbs

  • Lodhra (Symplocusracemosa)
  • Ashok (Saracaindica)
  • Udumbar (Ficusglomerata)
  • Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna)

Ayurveda has considered it to be very useful in gynecological problems as it can maintain thevata balance. It pacifies the vata doshaas well as the other doshas (Pitta and kapha) also. Its properties are like anti-microbial, anti-bacterial and uterine tonic. It is a natural cure for endometriosis as it can reduce inflammation and reforms endometrium. It naturally balances the female hormones. It is useful for female health problems like

  • ovarian cyst
  • premenstrual syndrome
  • endometriosis
  • uterine fibroids
  • menopausal syndrome

Dosage: 1 teaspoonful twice daily, with plain water or fresh juice after meals.