Acupuncture and herbal medicine naturally and effectively treat many gynecological disorders and often resolve problems in patients when western medicine has been unsuccessful, such as is the case with endometriosis.
Signs & Symptoms:
Pain in the lower abdomen and pelvic region, irregular menses, spotting between periods or before periods, infertility (difficulty conceiving), pain during sexual intercourse, abdominal swelling, pain during bowel movements, bleeding from the rectum during menstruation, lower abdominal pain during menstruation, and there are sometimes no symptoms at all.
- Mild endometriosis – implants are small, flat patches of endometrial tissue growing outside of their normal location.
- Moderate endometriosis – includes “chocolate cysts” of endometriosis may be smaller than a pea or larger than a grapefruit, located within the ovary.
- Severe endometriosis – in some cases, bands of fibrous scar tissues (adhesions) bind the pelvic organs together.
Each activity in the body relies on another activity within the body to function fully, and for the person to feel vital and healthy. The process of Endometriosis relies on so many subtle chemical and hormonal activities in the body, which makes understanding this disease very difficult. Continue reading