• Endometriosis Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • 1 My age is 28. I am diagnosed to be suffering from endometriosis few months back. I am going to get married in next 6 months. Will this disease affect my marital life?

    Yes, unfortunately Endometriosis may affect your marital life. Firstly endometriosis is a leading cause of chronic pelvic pain in women. It can be severely frustrating and debilitating. It can disrupt your routine life and may spoil your mood. Secondly, it can cause Dyspareunia that is pain at vagina experienced by women during intercourse. This condition is probably due to presence of ectopic endometrial tissue at vagina. Also it may cause infertility. This is because of adhesion and obstruction of path between sperm and ovum to meet.

    Hence it is strongly advised that you should opt for homeopathic treatment at the earliest. Also you should not delay the pregnancy, since rate of infertility is higher in women with endometriosis. To know more about ENDOMETRIOSIS in detail and treatment, click on Endometriosis Overview.

  • 2 I am having ENDOMETRIOSIS. I want to pursue homeopathic treatment, but do I need to stop my allopathic medicines which I am currently taking for endometriosis?

    HOMEOPATHIC medicines start acting on the body immediately on starting the treatment. But since you have been taking conventional medicines for a long time now, your body has certainly developed dependency on these medicines; it is not advisable to stop them right away. On stopping them all of a sudden, it is possible that the symptoms return with a higher intensity. So, along with parallel HOMEOPATHIC treatment, you can gradually taper off doses of the medicine under the guidance of your expert homeopathic physician. Eventually, you can discontinue your previous medicines. To get Homeopathic treatment, click on Endometriosis Overview.

  • 3 How does Homeopathic medicine act on endometriosis? Do they cause any side effect?

    Endometriosis is a chronic disease. It needs holistic treatment with individualistic approach. In Endometriosis, homeopathy acts by stimulating immunity to clear retrograde menstrual flow. Also it corrects hormonal imbalance and slowing down growth of endometrial tissue. It controls excessive action of estrogen and relieves inflammation & pain. It further prevents adhesions of structures.

    Homeopathic medicines are natural and side effect free. They start acting on human body as soon they are administered. They are chemical free. Homeopathy has extensive range of medicines which treats Endometriosis from its core. Few homeopathic medicines are Sepia, Pulsatilla, Nux Vomica, Murex, Lilium tigrinum, Actea racemosa, Veratrum alba, Lycopodium, Belladona, Arsenicum Album etc. Homeopathic medicines when administered by qualified physician after proper analysis of case are side effect free and natural. To get HOMEOPATHIC treatment from our expert doctors, click on Endometriosis Homeopathic Treatment.

  • 4 What happens if I stop the homeopathic treatment?

    To avail maximum benefits of HOMEOPATHIC treatment and to avoid relapse, it is advised to continue homeopathic treatment till it is recommended by the doctors to discontinue. However, even if you stop your treatment halfway and symptoms return or increase you can always restart your treatment. Moreover if you stop treatment halfway disease may increase in severity or result in complications.

    To get HOMEOPATHIC treatment from our expert doctors, click on Endometriosis Homeopathic Treatment.

  • 5 How long do I need to take homeopathic treatment?

    Duration of treatment varies from patient to patient. It depends on many factors like disease severity, disease duration, patient's cooperation, patient's response to medicine. Since endometriosis is a chronic disease it takes time to treat it from its core. But in general, six to seven months of treatment may be required. But again it varies from case to case.

  • 6 How will homeopathy help in Endometriosis?

    HOMEOPATHY is a system of medicine which treats the disease in the gentlest possible way. Unlike conventional medicine it does not apply symptomatic treatment. It does not suppress, neither does it advocate hormonal therapy which comes with lots of side effects. Homeopathy increases your immunity and vitality; which enables your body to clear the debris of endometrial tissue. It treats the disease in holistic and individualization manner. Also homeopathy works on the individual in the most natural way.

    Every individual is unique and hence treatment should also be unique and patient specific where homeopathy plays a dynamic role. It acts upon all the aspects, which is mind, body and spirit it restores the life force of the body. ENDOMETRIOSIS is severely debilitating and frustrating. Homeopathy holds answer to your troubles. Homeopathy strengthens the immune system and make sure that there should not be any relapse of the condition. Homeopathy has always proved its worth in many diseases. To get HOMEOPATHIC treatment from our Expert doctors, click on Endometriosis Homeopathic Treatment

  • 7 What diet should one follow in Endometriosis?

    Diet does not have any direct relation with endometriosis, yet certain foods may cause relief in endometriosis symptoms-

    • Eat complete balanced diet consisting of all nutrients. Consume healthy fats, lean meats, etc.
    • Include whole grains, plenty of fruits, vegetables, beans, green vegetables, and nuts etc.
    • Include food rich in omega 3 fatty acids for healthy body. Eat more of fatty fishes like salmon, mackerel, sardines, fish oils, flaxseed, pumpkin seeds, walnuts etc.
    • To combat blood loss in heavy periods eat food containing good amount of iron like beetroot, green leafy vegetables, dates, apricots, eggs, fish etc.
    • Avoid foods which contain high amounts of saturated fats like red meats, fast foods, processed and packaged foods
    • Avoid alcohol as far as possible.

  • 8 How does endometriosis cause abdominal complaints?

    Endometriosis happens due to presence of ectopic endometrial tissue outside its normal site that is uterus. Endometrial tissue is affected by female hormones. With each menstrual cycle, these endometrial implants go through the same growing, breaking down, and bleeding that the uterine lining (endometrium) goes through.

    If this implants reaches in some sensitive areas in abdomen it can cause adhesions. This adhesion can further cause obstruction and further complaints like painful urination and defecation, urinary urgency and increased frequency etc. This can cause bowel and urinary complaints. If they grow in intestines they can stick together leading to obstructions and thereby acute emergency conditions.

  • 9 How does endometriosis cause infertility?

    Infertility is one of the prominent symptoms faced by women affected with Endometriosis. Nearly 50% women with endometriosis are affected by infertility. Exactly how both of them are linked together is not clear. It is believed that patches of endometrial tissue block the way for sperm to meet ovum causing infertility. Further it leads to adhesion which worsens the situation further. Also even if pregnancy occurs it may lead to problems in implantation of fetus. Thus endometriosis causes infertility.

  • 10 Does exercise and lifestyle management help in reducing symptoms of Endometriosis?

    Yes, definitely. Both exercises and lifestyle management play an important role in Endometriosis treatment as well as prevention. Also healthy lifestyle improves general well being of the patient. Enough physical activities also improve sleep and appetite. Regular exercise ensures proper hormonal balance. Also routine exercises promote release of certain hormones, which help in reduction of pain.

    Exercise improves your blood circulation. Good blood flow is essential for healthy body. Also exercise maintains balance of estrogen level in body which is main hormone acting on endometrial cells. To get more information about Diet and Exercise, consult our physicians NOW!.

  • 11 Are there any other disease conditions similar to endometriosis?

    Yes, there are many diseases similar to Endometriosis. It requires much expertise and skill to differentiate between these conditions. Following conditions are more or less similar to Endometriosis.

    • Pelvic Inflammatory disease- It is the inflammation of the uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. It may lead to scar formation and adhesions. It may also lead to infertility.
    • Ovarian Cyst- It is the collection of fluid which is surrounded by a very thin wall, within an ovary. Cysts can be of various sizes and types.
    • Irritable bowel syndrome- A condition that causes bouts of diarrhea, constipation and abdominal cramping. Few symptoms look similar to endometriosis.
    • Premenstrual Syndrome- Here women encounter severe pelvic pain, bloating, nausea etc. But these symptoms are present before onset of menses (in latter half of cycle) and are relieved by onset of flow.