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Relief from abdominal pain: treating endometriosis naturally

There are 190 million people affected by endometriosis worldwide; of these, 2 million live in Germany. Perhaps you know someone with this painful condition and want to find out more about it or you have been diagnosed with it yourself. Well, whatever your reason, you've come to the right place. We'll tell you everything you need to know about endometriosis and explain which characteristics can make women more susceptible to developing the condition. We also give you tips on how to deal with your symptoms natural methods to alleviate

With natural methods, such as the individual spagyric mixtures from Zimply Natural, your complaints can be relieved naturally and sustainably.

What actually is endometriosis?

You may have heard of the condition in which the tissue lining the uterus grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis is a chronic disease that in some cases can spread to the ovaries, fallopian tubes, bladder or bowel. During the period, the endometrium normally thickens and the tissue is shed and expelled again if fertilization does not take place. The same thing happens in women with endometriosis. The difference is that the tissue outside the uterus also takes part in this cycle. This also breaks down and bleeds, but has nowhere to drain, which can cause inflammation and scar tissue formation. In this blog post, we tell you about natural treatment methods and why some women have a higher risk of developing endometriosis.

Did you know ...

That In the 20th century, especially from the 1920s onwards, surgeons began to identify and surgically treat the disease.

The development of laparoscopy in the 1970s enabled a better view and diagnosis of endometriosis lesions.

These are possible causes and triggers of endometriosis

Retrograde menstruation and the metaplasia theory

The exact causes of endometriosis are not yet known, but there are several theories about what triggers the disease. Retrograde menstruation is one of the most common theories and the first one we will present to you. It states that during menstruation, some of the blood flows backwards through the fallopian tubes into the pelvis instead of leaving the body. This could lead to endometriosis developing outside the uterus, as the refluxed blood could contain cells. Another theory that revolves around the body's own cells is the metaplasia theory. This implies that other cells outside the uterus could transform into endometrial cells. For example, cells from the peritoneum could transform into endometrial cells and grow outside the uterus.

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Other theories about the causes of endometriosis

One factor that is already obvious is genetics. Although it has not been proven that endometriosis is hereditary, the risk is increased if there is a family history of the disease. In addition to the predisposition, there must also be other factors that favor the disease. Oestrogen is a female sex hormone that plays an important role in menstruation. It is also believed to promote the growth of endometriosis tissue. This could be due to an imbalance of oestrogen and progesterone outside the uterus. This results in oestrogen dominance, which promotes increased inflammation and tissue development. As with many conditions involving inflammation, the Immunesystem also play a role here. If the immune system is impaired or weak, the body often fails to eliminate the endometrial tissue outside the uterus.

Did you know ...

That approximately every 10th woman of childbearing age suffers from endometriosis?

Women with these characteristics are more frequently affected by endometriosis

These could be reasons for your endometriosis

Certain characteristics can be associated with an increased risk of endometriosis. This includes, for example, having had a child if you are over 30 years old. If you have never had a child, this is also considered a high-risk characteristic. The early onset of your period and a late Menopause can pose a risk. So can short menstrual cycles, i.e. less than 27 days, and very heavy periods that last longer than 8 days. It could also be that your mother was treated with the drug diethylstilbestrol during her pregnancy. This was used to prevent miscarriages but was banned in the USA in 1971 and in Germany in 1979. In addition to the characteristics listed above, anatomical and structural abnormalities of the uterus can also increase the risk of endometriosis.

Women with these characteristics have a lower risk of developing endometriosis

On the other hand, there are of course also factors that reduce the risk of endometriosis. These include, for example, having been pregnant several times and having breastfed for a longer period of time. A later onset of your period can also be a protective factor. As can the regular and long-term use of low-dose oral contraceptives. Physical activity also reduces the risk of developing endometriosis. Especially if it starts at a young age and is performed regularly for more than 4 hours per week.

How endometriosis usually affects you

Endometriosis can have very different effects and varies from woman to woman. While some experience extreme pain, others experience only mild discomfort or are even asymptomatic. The main symptoms include severe menstrual pain, which can be crampy and painful. They may be so intense that they interfere with everyday life and work. In addition, your cycles may be irregular or bleeding may occur between periods. One symptom that is not only related to the period is pain during intercourse. Have you ever noticed that you feel a certain discomfort or even pain during intercourse? If so, this could be a sign of endometriosis. Another very unpleasant symptom is pain when urinating. This is caused by abnormal endometriosis tissue near the bladder or bowel, which can also cause discomfort during bowel movements. This discomfort occurs mainly during menstruation. Fertility can also be negatively affected by endometriosis lesions.

Did you know ...

That men can also develop endometriosis lesions in rare cases?

This is mainly due to an increased oestrogen level, which is crucial for the development of endometriosis.

This is the process of diagnosing endometriosis

If you suspect that you have endometriosis, a visit to your doctor is necessary. You will first have a consultation and be asked about your medical history and symptoms. This will be followed by a physical examination to look for possible signs of endometriosis, such as tender areas or swelling. Imaging procedures can also be used. Although these alone are not suitable for a definitive diagnosis, they can still be helpful in diagnosing endometriosis. For example, there is the transvaginal ultrasound examination. This can be used to detect cysts on the ovaries or other possible changes in the pelvic area. MRI or CT scans are also frequently used to detect endometriosis lesions, although these are not always entirely conclusive. The gold standard for the diagnosis of endometriosis is laparoscopy. Here, endometriosis lesions can be identified directly through a small incision in the abdomen.

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Easy application by spraying into the mouth

The application of your Endometriosis sprays is, by the way, very simple: The spray is simply sprayed into the mouth according to the dosage instructions given on the vial. In order to achieve the best possible effect and to be able to optimally counteract the causes, we recommend use over a longer period of six to eight weeks. As a kind of cure, you spray 3×3 sprays daily.

Natural approaches for the treatment of endometriosis

If you have been diagnosed with endometriosis, the next question is of course how to deal with your symptoms. In the following, we will introduce you to some natural tips that you can try out and that may even help you. As with many diseases, diet plays a major role in endometriosis. A diet containing foods such as fruit, vegetables, wholegrain products and lean protein can have an anti-inflammatory effect and support the body in this regard. Foods high in omega-3 fatty acids can also have anti-inflammatory properties. These include fish such as salmon, flaxseed and chia seeds, whereas foods with saturated fats, red meat and caffeine can have the opposite effect. Exercise and Relaxation method such as yoga, tai chi or meditation can also help you with your pain. It also gives you a good reason to start a new hobby!

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These medicinal plants can help you with endometriosis

A woman's period is often associated with severe cramps. These are usually caused by hormones, but Magnesium relax the cramping muscles again. The symptoms subside and menstruation is much more pleasant for women. Stress leads to tension and magnesium phosphoricum counteracts this. It reduces the potential of the nerves and ensures that potentials are lowered and the tension of the muscles with them.

Tissue adhesions caused by proteins can occur again and again, particularly in the context of improper healing processes, in which Drosera This can be remedied by using its proteolytic powers to loosen these adhesions. Drosera preparations can also be used to improve your own protein digestion if you have difficulty digesting food proteins yourself. Its protein-dissolving substances help the body to break down the proteins from food and make them available.

Cramps can occur in internal organs with muscles such as the gallbladder, intestines or kidneys, but of course also in the skeletal muscles. The Coloquinte inhibits these cramps and reduces the tendency to these cramps. It relaxes the muscular structures and thus weakens the symptoms.

For minor hormonal weaknesses Pomegranate a good choice. Its oestrogen-like phytohormones gently regulate, promote well-being and reduce oxidative stress. Pomegranate is also worth considering for men. In naturopathy, it is also used by the stronger sex to improve general well-being and for its antioxidant properties. It reduces the effect of stress hormones and contains steroids that the body can use as a basic building block for adrenal cortex hormones.

Hydrastis activates the metabolism. It can therefore help with general weakness as it activates the liver metabolism. A functioning metabolic rate in the liver has a positive effect on overall well-being and provides new strength. The body's utilization and excretion of substances is noticeably improved and relieves the body.

Mental and physical stress have a direct impact on the body's energy metabolism after a while. Reserves are depleted and at a cellular level this means that ATP regeneration no longer functions sufficiently well. Ferrum phosphoricum provides the body with the necessary substances to restore its energy balance. This renewed strength leads to a noticeable improvement in the feeling of physical weakness and helps the psyche to have more resources available to get through times of crisis. The result is better emotional boundaries and a clear focus of will.

Phytohormones are both antispasmodic and antiperspirant. Especially in the case of psychological difficulties during the period, the Mugwort has also proven to have a regulating influence on the body's stress hormone cascade and provides relief.

Period pains are often caused by cramps that originate in an overstimulated nervous system. Calcium phosphoricum calms the nerves and thus reduces their effect on the muscle. The cramps thus become milder and disappear again. Calcium phosphoricum also helps with muscle tension, which is usually caused by massive stress. This stimulates the nervous system, which results in the muscle receiving a permanent stimulus to tense up. Calcium phosphoricum reduces the nerve potential and thus also the tension in the muscles.

Arnica is pain-relieving. It promotes the healing of the tissue, promotes the circulation of tissue fluids and thus reduces the swelling of the injury. This reduces the pressure in the tissue and the pain subsides. It also inhibits bleeding and promotes regeneration. The medicinal plant is therefore also used on a psychological level after trauma.

Zimply Natural - Your natural help for endometriosis

With Zimply Natural, we are the antidote to painkillers, sleeping pills, and standard medications. We are your medicine! For our mixtures we use the centuries-old natural healing method of spagyric back. The Spagyric combines the herbal active ingredients and phytotherapeutic elements of the medicinal plants, the mineral salt qualities, as well as the subtle information of the Healingplants as well as the energetic potential of Bach flowers.

With natural methods, such as the individual spagyric mixtures from Zimply Natural, your complaints can be relieved naturally and sustainably.

FAQ: Questions and answers about endometriosis

Is endometriosis directly linked to infertility?

Yes, in fact, endometriosis is one of the leading causes of infertility in women. It is estimated that infertility occurs in 30-50% of women with endometriosis. When endometriosis lesions develop near the fallopian tubes, they can cause scarring and adhesions. This can make it difficult to fertilize the egg and transport the fertilized egg to the uterus. The disease can also affect the function of the ovaries or the quality of the eggs. Hormonal changes can also disrupt the normal functioning of the reproductive system. Finally, however, we would like to emphasize that endometriosis does not mean infertility. Many women with the condition can still get pregnant or achieve this goal with fertility treatments.

What complications can occur with untreated endometriosis?

Untreated endometriosis is not only painful, it can also have long-term consequences. Your quality of life can be limited by persistent pain in the pelvic area, especially during menstruation or sexual intercourse. In addition, without treatment, the endometriosis lesions can spread throughout your body and affect new areas of tissue. This can lead to additional pain and complications. In addition, these spread foci can cause adhesions between the organs, which can impair normal organ function. A major complication mentioned earlier is infertility. Adhesions and scarring in the reproductive organs can make conception difficult and impair fertility.

Can a vegetarian or vegan diet have an effect on endometriosis?

There are indeed indications that a vegan or vegetarian diet could have an influence on endometriosis. However, more research needs to be done in this area in order to obtain meaningful results. What can be said, however, is that switching to a vegan or vegetarian diet has already helped some women. Certain plant-based foods that are rich in antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and certain vitamins can have an anti-inflammatory effect and possibly alleviate endometriosis symptoms.

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