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Endometriosis is a female medical condition which causes tissue, similar to that of the uterus lining, to grow outside of the uterus. Possible locations for this growth include the ovaries, fallopian tubes, vagina, bladder, and the pelvic sidewall. This tissue reacts to the menstrual cycle in a similar way to the uterus lining. This causes bleeding and scarring.
What Causes Endometriosis?
There is no certainty in what exactly causes endometriosis. There are a number of theories which include what is called xenoestrogens (possible endometriosis hormones). Xenoestrogens are hormones that are extremely similar to estrogen in structure and effects. Too much estrogen and specifically, too much xenoestrogens are thought to stimulate the cell growth of the displaced tissue in endometriosis.
Symptoms of Endometriosis
The symptoms of endometriosis are similar to premenstrual symptoms include.
- Pelvic Pain
- Painful Sex
Not all women with hormonal imbalance endometriosis experience these symptoms and there are women who experience these symptoms who do not have endometriosis.
There are several of treatment options suggested to help eliminate endometriosis. There has been some success in controlling natural estrogen levels using bioidentical hormone therapy. Main treatments of endometriosis include a nutrition that is designed to avoid possible contributors to the disease. This includes eating foods that lack xenoestrogens. BodyLogicMD natural hormone therapy provides a solid foundation for treatment of endometriosis and endometriosis hormones by leveling the hormonal playing field to normal levels. The natural therapy also includes a customized nutrition, supplement and fitness program that help you avoid the foods that could exasperate your condition.
Contact the BodyLogicMD bioidentical hormone doctor nearest you to schedule an appointment and learn more about how hormone therapy can used to treat endometriosis hormones and help eliminate endometriosis.