15 Natural Methods To Deal With Endometriosis (#12 Is Super Effective!)

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Attention ladies everywhere! You have probably heard the word endometriosis, but you aren’t really sure what it means or what causes it. You might know someone who is going through it, or perhaps you have even wondered if you have it yourself. No matter where you are on this scale, we are here to make things clear and offer some natural solutions.

This chronic condition has been on the rise, and there has been some debate as to why. Although opinions vary, many experts feel that it is due to the higher than normal estrogen levels in American women. No one yet knows that exact cause, but one contributing factor is that we are surrounded by estrogen-like chemicals called xenoestrogens. Estrogen is meant to stimulate cell growth, but excessive amount of estrogen contributes to unnatural growth, including cancer and endometriosis. Xenoestrogens are compounds with molecular structures so similar to natural estrogen that they have the same effects as estrogen on the body. Xenoestrogen comes from conventional meat, milk, agricultural pesticides, and plastics. Is it any wonder that American women have the highest levels of estrogen anywhere in the world?


What exactly is endometriosis?

This condition is a kind of malfunction of the normal menstrual cycle. Every month, the lining inside the uterus thickens as if  it will need to support a fertilized egg. When you do not become pregnant, the uterus sheds this lining, and you have a normal monthly period.

For those with endometriosis, this same tissue that lines the uterus begins to grow outside the uterus in other parts of the abdomen. The hormones which normally trigger your menstrual cycle will also trigger a shedding of cells in the lining that has grown outside the uterus. This means that these pieces of lining will shed small amounts of blood and cause repeated irritation to the surrounding tissues, including inflammation.

Endometriosis can show up on the ovaries, on the fallopian tubes, on the outside of the uterus, or even on the intestines. Over time, this continued irritation and inflammation can cause scarring on the parts of the body where the lining is attached. This leads to intense menstrual pain and, often, infertility.

Symptoms of endometriosis mimic so many other health problems that it can be difficult to diagnose. Please see your doctor for an evaluation and diagnosis first. There is very little that doctors to do to help this problem other than surgery, but make that your last option. There are plenty of natural ways to help deal with endometriosis that are far less invasive. Ask your doctor about some of the solutions here and if any of them might help you before you resort to surgery.

Healing the liver and offering it support is one way to help end endometriosis naturally. You will also need to balance your hormones, lower inflammation levels, and remove as many xenoestrogens as possible. Let’s take a look at the top 15 ways you can do exactly that, and avoid painful surgery.

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