Author: Dr. Vikram Chauhan

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.

How to Reduce the Swelling of Your Body During Pregnancy

The decision of having a baby is pivotal. At the stage when a child is born, the child’s mother is also born. A female exists before, but not as a mother. This feeling is something new and different. With this new experience, new problems are also felt and one of the problem is swelling of ankles, feet and sometimes of other parts. This problem of swelling can be reduced through natural and ayurvedic ways. These ways include the combination of home remedies and herbal remedies. But before this you should know about the conditions and reasons of this problem during pregnancy.

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What exactly the pregnancy swelling is?

During pregnancy, you get a mild swelling all over your body but especially around your feet and ankles. The range of swelling can fluctuate according to the different conditions.

Why this swelling occurs?

This swelling is due to accumulation of body fluids in both, baby and mother. The body fluids increase to accumulate in the tissues which results in increase blood flow and pressure on the uterus, pelvic veins and vena cava, the large vein. This flow and pressure cause swelling of body parts, particularly of feet and ankles due to gravity. The hands also get swollen.

At what time you feel this condition of swelling?

This problem of swelling arises between the weeks of 22 to 27 of pregnancy. This condition remains as it is until a women gives birth to a child.

Risks that can be associated with this swelling

The mild swelling of feet and ankles is normal. But with this swelling, your hands and face also experience swelling and your face just looks like a puffy bean with other symptoms such as high weight, high blood pressure and high protein in urine, are a thing of concern.

The problem of swelling can be treated through natural ways and some lifestyle changes. Now, what do you mean by natural ways. The natural ways includes the things of nature. These are herbs, trees, natural minerals and nutrients. Plants play major role on earth, not only in providing oxygen but also to cure for various diseases. A medicinal system that uses these herbs as a remedy to treat ailments is known as Ayurveda.

AYURVEDA is an ancient medicinal form of India that treats the disorders by using the combination of herbs, body type and the disease type. This form is the treatment that provides relief in all aspects, body and mind. The basis on which this works is the five elements e.g.air, space, earth, fire and water. These elements combine to form three doshas that control body functioning.

Air and space – vata doshas, this controls nerve impulses, respiration and elimination.

Fire – pitta doshas, controls growth and protection.

Earth and water – kapha doshas, controls the metabolism.

Ayurvedic view of Swelling during pregnancy

In Ayurveda human conception is compared with germination and sprouting of a seed and its transformation into a plant. Same as a seed form and sprout, human’s male and female seeds unite and garbha (embryo) is created. In Ayurveda, there are around total nine diseases that originate in pregnancy. One of them is swelling of feet and ankles it develops in the eighth and ninth month of pregnancy. This should be treated with mild herbal formulations that don’t harm fetus and mother.

Planet ayurveda has herbal formulations for swelling during pregnancy.

Planet Ayurveda provides following formulations that consists of fruitful herbs which has significant effect in pregnancy swelling.

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  1. Amla saar
  2. Shatavari capsules
  3. Spirulina capsules
  4. Coral calcium complex capsules

1. AMLA SAAR

Amla saar is made up from a magnificent herb, amla that consists of properties like anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant etc. These properties help amla to cure the problem of swelling.

Regular consumption of amla saar reduces the swelling of hands and feet.

Dose – 3 teaspoon two times a day with equal quantity of water.

2. SHATAVARI CAPSULES

Shatavari is known to treat the problems related to reproductive system. This helps to boost up the immunity, tones uterus and helps to increase the flow of vaginal fluids. These overall functions helps to remove extra fluid from the tissues and lowers the swelling during pregnancy.

Dose – 2 capsules two times a day.

3. SPIRULINA CAPSULES

Spirulina is enriched with various properties like anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, vitamins and minerals that helps to lower down the swelling, fights with free radicals and stress (mental and physical).

So these are given in the case of pregnancy swelling.

Dose – 2 capsules two times a day.

4. CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES

It is a natural formulation hat is rich with calcium component that helps to maintain body health, immunity and muscle health during pregnancy. This provides way to fight against infections and inflammation or swelling problems. So this is very beneficial in case of pregnancy swelling.

Dose – one capsule two times a day after meal with plain water.

Expect these, there are some home remedies that can be acquired to treat the problem of pregnancy swelling.

1. Use contrast hydrotherapy

  • Fill two to three foot tubs, one with cold and other with hot.
  • Soak the feet in warm for 3-4 minutes.
  • Then immediately after in cold for one minute.
  • Continue the process for 15 minutes, two times a day.

2. Do massage regularly with ginger oil, mustard or olive oil.

3. Consume some ginger tea every day.

4. Take coriander seeds. Soak them in one glass of water and then boil. Drain and cool it down. Consume this once in a day.

5. Relax yourself and put your legs and feet slightly elevated in an anti-gravity mode. This helps to provide relief from swelling in the pregnancy.