Stages Of Endometriosis is a common female reproductive system issue that according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine affects 24 to 50% of women who experience infertility. These women develop tissues outside of the uterus on other reproductive organs in the abdominal cavity that looks and acts like endometrial tissue.
This Stages Of Endometriosis misplaced endometrial tissue grows and sheds in response to the hormonal changes of the menstrual cycle resulting in internal bleeding and the tissue attaching to other organs that share the abdominal cavity with the uterus.
The Progression of Endometriosis: Stages Of Endometriosis is classified into one of four stages depending on location, size, degree to which it has spread, and depth of endometriosis implants; presence and severity of adhesions or bands of scar-like tissue that attaches to organs outside of the uterus; and the presence and size of endometrial tissue growths or cysts on the ovaries.
While the presence and severity of symptoms will differ for each woman with endometriosis below is a general description of each and ways in which you might support yourself through these symptoms. First and foremost it is wise to learn and implement some of the most effective diet and lifestyle changes to support the body in dealing with endometriosis.
Stage I or minimal– is characterized by a few isolated endometrial implants outside of the uterus and a minimal number of mild adhesions, if any.
Stages Of Endometriosis II or mild – is characterized by more and slightly deeper implants less than 5 cm in total and a minimal number of mild adhesions.Endometriosis Stages III or moderate – is characterized by many deep implants, small endometriomas or cysts on one or both ovaries, and some filmy adhesions or scars.
Endometriosis Stages IV or severe – is characterized by multiple deep implants, large endometriomas or cysts (chocolate cysts) on either or both ovaries, and multiple dense (thick) adhesions often involving other organs.
Stage III and IV endometriosis may require you work with your healthcare provider to create the best plan for addressing your symptoms which may include surgical procedures such as Laparoscopy or Excision surgery for Stages Of Endometriosis.
A Natural Stages Of Endometriosis Support Plan May Include:
- Relaxation techniques and exercise
- Dietary and lifestyle changes to support pain, reduce inflammation response and promote estrogen metabolism
- Herbal pain and inflammation support
- Support for reducing excess estrogen
- Supplementation for hormone balance
- Reducing adhesions and future growth
Stages Of Endometriosis is one of the female reproductive system anomalies that natural therapies have proven supportive of given you know the stage you have, are open to both medical and natural support options that may include a commitment to long term, even life-long, dietary and lifestyle changes.Source