ENDOMETRIOSIS is a painful disorder ,in which abnormal growth of the endometrium outside Of uterine lining .commonly involves ovaries,fallopian tubes and tissue lining of pelvis. The area of endometriosis bleed each month ,resulting in inflammation and scaring .
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS -Pain and infertility are common symptoms ,although 20-25% of womens are asymptomatic. PELVIC PAIN A major symptom of endometriosis is recurring pelvic pain ,pain can range from mild –severe Cramping or stabbing ,pain that occurs on both sides of pelvis, lower back,rectal area and even down the legs. INFERTILITY About a third of women with infertilityn have endometriosis,among women with endometriosis About 40% are infertile.
OTHER SYMPTOMS Diarrhoea or constipation,chronic fatigue,nausea, vomiting,headache,low grade fever,heavy and or Irregular periods and hypoglycemia. ENDOMETRIOSIS is unreleated to ENDOMETRIAL CANCER.
RISK FACTORS ENDOMETRIOSIS is a heritable condition that is influenced by both genetic and environmental factors Daughters or sisters of women with endometriosis are at high risk of developing endometriosis themselves. -More often endometriosis found on the ovaries, fallopian tubes and ligaments -Less common in sites of vagina,cervix,vulva,bowel,bladder and rectum. -Rarely in parts such as lungs ,brain and skin.
HOMEO INDICATIONS CIMICIFUGA AND XANTHOXYLUM:Endometriosis with dysmenorrhoea PULSATILLA,SABINA AND SEPIA:Endometriosis with pelvic pain SEPIA AND PLATINA:Endometriosis with painful intercourse(dysperunia) AMMON.MUR,LACHESIS AND NUX.VOMICA:Endometriosis with rectal complaints NATRUM.MUR AND SEPIA:Endometriosis with urinary complaints.