Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterus. It is an estrogen-dependent disease.
Endometriosis is a gynecological complaint that seems to be becom¬ing more common. It is a medical condition in females in which endometrial-like cells appear and flourish in areas outside the uterine cavity, most commonly on the ovaries.
Endometriosis can lead to blockage of the tubes and interference with ovarian function, it can also cause fertility problems.
Endometriosis is caused by the seedling or implantation of endometrial cells by transtubal regurgitation during menstruation.
Endometriosis is rarely seen before puberty and it regresses after menopause. It is estimated to occur in 7% – 10% of reproductive age women. It currently affects two million girls and women.
Endometriosis should be suspected in women with subfertility, dysmenorrhea, or chronic pelvic pain.
Some women with extensive endometriosis have little or no pain, whereas others with only minimal endometriosis complain of severe pain.
• the long duration of menstrual flow
• Short menstrual cycles
• low parity
• painful periods, heavy periods
• Chronic pelvic pain
• premenstrual spotting
• pain on inter¬course
• Ovarian cysts and sometimes bowel symptoms.
• Depression, anxiety
Ultrasound CT scan MRI, pelvic examination
Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using a holistic approach. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat endometriosis but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility.
Homeopathy medicines help to improve the function of cells in the nervous system resulting in lessening symptoms of endometriosis such as a headache, poor-quality sleep, fatigue and feelings of hopelessness. The following homeopathy remedies are helpful in the treatment of endometriosis. They are Cimicifuga, Apis, Nux-vomica, Pulsatilla, Sepia, Carbolicum Acidum, Colocynthis, Lachesis etc.