Female reproductive system
Endometriosis is a disease where tissue that would usually line the uterus, is outside of the uterus. With this disease you can find tissue in places like the ovaries, fallopian tubes or the intestines. its usually seen that 10% of women have this problem before they hit menopause, so during their reproductive years. Which is about 176 million women world wide who have to go through years of the affects.
The most common pain for this would be pelvic pain. The pain would usually come as the same time as her period, but sometimes it doesn't which makes things aggravating and unpredictable. For some women, the pain is so bad it affects their everyday lives in significant ways. There are also other symptoms that aren't common but does happen, ...view middle of the document...
You can keep it down by going to your physician and getting birth controls with lower doses of estrogen. Try to exercise about four hours a week to keep your percentage of body fat down. If you choose to drink, limit yourself to one drink a day, alcohol raises estrogen levels. Besides alcoholic drinks, avoid in taking large amounts of caffeine, researches show that drinking more than one soda a day, and green tea can raise estrogen levels.
There are different ways to gt rid of endometriosis, like if you're not trying get pregnant you can get hormonal birth control, this method is best for women who do not have agonizing pain or symptoms. If you are trying to get pregenant "your doctor can prescribe you gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist. Which stops your hormones responsible for ovulation, the menstrual cycle, and the growth of endometriosis. This treatment causes a temporary menopause, but it also helps control the growth of endometriosis. Once you stop taking the medicine, your menstrual cycle returns, but you may have a better chance of getting pregnant" You can also get surgery, which is mostly chosen for severe cases, when the women isn't getting any type of relief or for fertility problems. During the surgery the doctor will find areaspp of the endometriosis and removes the patches. If you're not trying to get pregnant, the treatment after surgery is a hormone treatment is restarted. There are pain medicines you could take for mild symtoms, but just over the counter medicines.
Endometriosis sounds like a terrible thing to have, there aren't really any ways to prevent it but plenty of ways to treat it and still get pregnant if you would like to. If you think you might have endometriosis, get checked by a doctor and get treated as soon as possible, before it spreads.