Uterine Fibroids are very prevalent nowadays in women of child bearing age. In India the incidence is high and it inflicts a heavy burden on women’s health and healthcare system.

According to the recent study the estimated incidence of uterine fibroids is between 20% and 77% is under the age of 35 and 70% to 80% over the age of 50. It is a matter of great concern because it may interrupt the growth of the foetus during pregnancy and could cause trouble during delivery and it may cause sterility too.

It may possess great health issues among females because due to excessive heavy bleeding and produce anaemia.

Uterine fibroids are the growth of the uterus. They are also known as Leiomyomas or myomas. Uterine fibroids are a kind of benign tumor of smooth muscle origin. Although they are non cancerous growth they can have a significant impact on day to day physical and mental well being with this condition.

Many females have uterine fibroids with no symptoms where others experience pain heavy bleeding or both. Females may have one or multiple fibroids. They can be as small as a size of pear seeds or as big as grapefruit .They can grow, multiply or shrink over time.

TYPES OF UTERINE FIBROIDS

  • 1. Submucosal Fibroids
  • These fibroids are growing inside the uterine cavity or space where baby grows during pregnancy
  • 2. Intramural fibroids
  • These fibroids are embedded into the wall of the uterus itself.
  • 3. Subserosal Fibroids
  • These fibroids are located on the outside of the uterus.
  • 4.Pediculated fibroids are least common and they are located outside the uterus and connected to a uterus with the thin.

SYMPTOMS of Uterine fibroids

  • 1. Painful periods/ menses
  • 2. Heavy bleeding during menses or periods
  • 3. Lower backache
  • 4. Leg pain
  • 5. Pain during sex
  • 6. Frequently urination
  • 7. Chronic vaginal discharge
  • 8. Bleeding between periods
  • 9. Bloating Discomfort or a feeling of fullness in the lower abdomen and abdominal distension.
  • 10. Constipation

RISK FACTORS FOR UTERINE FIBROIDS

  • 1. Family history of fibroids
  • 2.Race African and Asians are more highly affected
  • 3. Obesity
  • 4. Not having kids
  • 5.Early onset of menses
  • 6. Late age for menopause
  • 7. Sedentary lifestyle
  • 8.faulty diet rich in red meat, alcohol esp beer

CAUSES Of Uterine fibroids

Scientists are still researching the exact cause of uterine fibroids . The different factors may influence their formation.

  • 1.Hormonal imbalance
  • Females who are having high circulating estrogen and progesterone level in their blood are more prone to develop uterine fibroids.
  • 2.Heredity If your mother or sister has fibroids then you are at higher risk
  • 3.Obesity
  • 4. Oral contraceptives are also known to cause them.
  • 5. Hormonal replacement therapy during pregnancy may enlarge fibroids.
  • 6.Vitamin D deficiency
  • 7. High level of Insulin
  • 8.High level of ECM (Extracellular matrix)

DIAGNOSIS OF UTERINE FIBROIDS

It can be felt during a pelvic exam.
Ultrasonography especially TVS (trans vaginal ultrasonography)
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)

Diet and lifestyle
Must follow proper routine
Exercise regularly. It may involve jogging, zumba, gyming, swimming or dancing etc
Stress Management is the crucial
Avoid coffee, tea, soft drinks and chocolates
Reducing fat intake and adding more veggies and fruits to the diet.
Add nuts, citrus fruits, red onion, flex seeds and cinnamon .

𝐇𝐨𝐦𝐨𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐲 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐬𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐡𝐲𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐲

Homeopathy can prove wonders for uterine fibroids and works very effectively . Homeopathy is based on holistic healing. It can provide quick relief from pain and other discomforts caused due to fibroids. The accurately selected homeopathic medicine is capable of shrinking the Fibroids and can even eradicate them completely.
In the long run homeopathic treatment successfully dissolves and disappears the fibroids. Constitutional homeopathy treatment for uterine fibroids based on individual symptoms and severity of conditions. In constitutional homeopathic therapy, a person is treated as a whole and examines all factors including a family history to the psychological emotional and social condition as well.

There are more than 50 homeopathic medicines for fibroids. Few of them are as follows

Calcarea carb, calcarea fluorica, Aurum muriaticum natronatum, Phosphorus, sepia officinalis, Thuja, Sabina etc. Homeopathic medicine not only cures February but also improves the overall health status of the patients. The length of the treatment of uterine fibroids varies depending on the size and the number of fibroids.

Homeopathy is very safe and have no side effects.

First of all consult with the homeopathic physician for a selection of correct homeopathic remedy.