What is endometriosis and how can we help?
Endometriosis is the growth of abnormal cells that grow outside the uterus. These cells (endometrial Cells), attach to organ sites and shed each month as though it is a normal menstrual cycle. Some of the sites include the ovaries, fallopian tubes, pouch of douglas, and intestines although it can be others such as the lungs.
- Severe lower abdominal pain
- Pain with constipation or diarrhoea
- Lower back pain
- Irregular /or heavy bleeding
- Blood in urine
- Menstrual periods can begin with a “Brown” like spotting for couple of days to progress to a mensrual bleed and to finish off with the same “Brown like spotting. Mid cycle pain and spotting may also exist.
- Pain during intercourse or cramping can be common
ENDOMETRIOSIS AFFECTS WOMEN DURING THEIR REPRODUCTIVE YEARS.
Endometriosis is diagnosed based on specialist doctors’ findings, which include a physical examination, ultrasound and more often via a laparoscopy and biopsy.
Western medicine treats these conditions by the use of NSAIDS to relieve pain/cramping as well as Hormonal treatment eg: different types of pills and Surgery.
Natural support for endometriosis sufferers
It is crucial to understand how our bodies work when it comes to HOLISTIC HEALING.
During your treatments at our clinic we Support & Nurture the Physical Body as well as help re-establish harmony on an Emotional Level. We often say “Toxic Mind, Toxic Body. Therefore the way we think, feel, eat, and respect our own body is a reflection of our current state of health.
Treatment is aimed at removing all zenoestrogens from our diet and lifestyle( these are substances that mimick oestrogens and produce many symptoms to make us feel unwell).
Dairy is encouraged to be removed as it contains yeast and is a mould aggravating symptoms of endometriosis. Things like sugar and alcohol are eliminated and a very clean nutrtitional programme is implemented on all levels. There are many ways to alleviate many of the endometriosis symptoms naturally, that will allow the body to return to normal functioning.It is advisable and encouraged a minimum of 4 months of continuous treatments are implemented along with lifestyle coaching.Its nice to know that there are alternatives you can try and more often than not can be of benefit.