Monday, 10 April 2017

Endometriosis Treatment – Relieving Pain

Endometriosis, a disorder of reproductive system in women, is known to be a major cause of female infertility. It occurs when the tissues lining the inside of uterus, also called uterine walls, tends to grow outside the uterus and its associated parts like ovaries and fallopian tubes. It may also lead to sticking together of these organs.
The condition of endometriosis causes a lot of pain and discomfort. They cause an irregularity of periods and menstrual cycle, hence leading to infertility.

Treatment for endometriosis
Endometriosis treatment depends on the age of the patient, extent of the issue and intensity of the pain. Endometriosis treatment is discussed in detail below.
  • Medications: Medicines are administered in endometriosis treatment for controlling pain and bleeding associated with the condition. The medicines given depends on the extend of pain, presence and intensity of bleeding. Popular medications for endometriosis include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs, pain killers and so on. Birth control pills also helps in controlling pain and regulating periods.
  • Hormonal therapy: Hormonal therapy helps in controlling the effects of endometriosis, though it cannot permanently cure the disease. It helps in preventing more endometrial growth. Hormonal therapy can be done with the help of hormonal contraceptives, Gn-RH (Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone) agonists and antagonists, progestin therapy, danazol and so on.
  • Conservative Surgery: An effective endometriosis treatment, surgery helps in removal of endometrial tissue. It can be done laparoscopically which is more effective and simpler than conventional surgery techniques. It helps in curing pain and endometriosis though endometrial tissue can grow back.
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology: This method helps in addressing the infertility issue. Women who cannot conceive naturally due to endometriosis can highly benefit with this technique.   
  • Hysterectomy: Done only in severe cases of endometriosis, hysterectomy involves the removal of uterus and cervix. Hysterectomy is not usually done in women within the reproductive age. It is performed as a last resort only.
Fertile Solutions IVF and Research Centre based in Delhi offers quality treatments for infertility and other reproductive system disorders.

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