Uterine fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus which may cause severe abdominal pain and discomfort, excessive bleeding per vagina, and even infertility. Fibroids affect a woman’s quality of life, as well as her fertility.
Approximately 8-10% of cases of Infertility are due to Uterine fibroids. Fertility depends upon the size and location of the fibroids. Fibroids affect approximately 35-77% of reproductive age-women.
Homoeopathic clinic in Gurgaon, Shree Radhey Homoeopathy Centre, brings out the required information one needs to know related to uterine fibroids.
What is Uterine fibroid?
Uterine fibroid is also known as myoma or leiomyoma. These are non-cancerous tumors which grow on the wall of the uterus. They comprise of fibrous or muscular tissue of the uterus and blood vessels.
There are three main types of fibroids:-
- Subserosal fibroids: They can be formed outside the uterus into the pelvis.
- Intramural fibroids: The most common type. They develop in the muscular wall of the uterus.
- Submucosal fibroids: These are uncommon.
What are the possible causes of uterine fibroids?
The exact cause of uterine fibroid is unknown but there are certain factors which contribute to it. They are listed as below:
- Hormonal imbalance-Increase in Estrogen and progesterone levels.
- Genetic factors
- Other growth factors (like tumor cells)
- Factors like early Menarche, Obesity, disturbed lifestyle may also contribute to development of fibroids.
Signs and symptoms of Uterine fibroids
Sometimes the patient is asymptomatic, and gets diagnosed accidentally. But usually the following symptoms are observed:-
a) Heaviness in the lower abdomen.
b) Menorrhagia- Excessive
c) Metrorrhagia- Bleeding between menses.
d) Dysmenorrhoea- Excessive abdominal pains during menses.
e) Dyspareunia- Painful sexual intercourse.
g) Increased frequency of urination and/or stools.
h) Mood swings.
How can Homoeopathy help curing uterine fibroids?
Although as fibroids are non-cancerous, one doesn’t always need a medical intervention. They sometimes shrink automatically after menopause due to the decrease in hormones.
But Uterine fibroids are treatable by the following methods:-
- Medications like GnRH agonist drugs etc
- Surgery- Removal of fibroids (myomectomy) or removal of uterus (hysterectomy)
- Homoeopathic treatment-
Homoeopathy helps commendably in treating Fibroids. If one wants to avoid surgical intervention, Homoeopathy is a great option as it helps dissolve the fibroids.
The experienced doctors at Shree Radhey Homoeopathic Centre can help reducing the size of fibroids as well as provide symptomatic relief. We can help reduce the discomfort and complications that come along with it.
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