Endometriosis

ENDOMETRIOSIS pain

Last Updated February 21st, 2019

Overview

Endometriosis is a common gynecological problem and it is one of the major causes of infertility in women. In fact, it is reported in as many as 40% of women with fertility problems. Typically, it involves the abnormal growth of inner uterine lining or endometrium in locations outside of the uterus. Patients describe this as a very painful condition.

It can affect women of any age, although it is seen to occur more frequently in those of reproductive age. Symptoms can appear at any time following the onset of menses and last until menopause. Symptoms have been known to persist even after menopause particularly if there is significant scarring of pelvic tissues and organs.

 

What Is Endometriosis?

ENDOMETRIOSIS uterusEndometriosis is a gynecological disorder in which the endometrium or tissue forming the inner lining of the uterus begins to encroach into other locations outside of or around the uterus. Typically, this involves the ovaries, fallopian tubes, the cavity behind the uterus and the inner lining of the pelvic cavity. In severe cases, this condition may extend to the bowels or bladder as well. It is also possible, although extremely rare, for other parts of the body such as the diaphragm or skin to be affected. These growths (known as endometrial implants) are not malignant. Instead, they behave exactly as the inner lining of the uterus normally does.

In other words, they undergo changes associated with the menstrual cycle. As the cycle progresses, the implants thicken with blood and then break down. The discarded inner lining of the uterus is normally expelled through the vagina. This is what causes menstruation. However, ectopic endometrial tissue has no outlet and hence cannot be expelled. It accumulates and irritates the surrounding tissues and organs, causing inflammation and swelling accompanied by severe pain. Eventually, cysts appear on the ovaries and lesions can develop in the pelvic lining. The formation of scar tissue can even cause organs to become stuck to each other.

 

How Does It Develop?

It is not as yet known why endometriosis occurs. A number of theories have been put forward as to what causes endometrial tissue to grow outside of the uterus.

  • One possible explanation is that endometrial cells might get introduced into the fallopian tubes or pelvic cavity by means of a backward flow of menstrual blood. The reverse flow of menstrual blood is not uncommon but the presence of other factors such as impaired immunity can increase the risk of displaced endometrial cells becoming firmly implanted.
  • It is also believed that under certain conditions, particularly under the influence of hormones such as estrogen, other types of cells such as those of the pelvic lining may become transformed into endometrial cells.
  • Having an impaired immune response which is unable to recognize and destroy ectopic endometrial growths, allowing them to persist and develop into implants.
  • Following a surgical procedure such as a Caesarean section or a hysterectomy, it may be possible for endometrial cells to become implanted in the incision.

ENDOMETRIOSIS uterus painCertain risk factors are recognized in connection with endometriosis:

  • Having a close female relative with this disease can increase one’s own chances fivefold.
  • Irregular menstruation raises the probability of developing endometriosis.
  • Having a late first pregnancy or having no history of pregnancy at all.
  • Early onset of menses and delayed onset of menopause.
  • Having a low body mass index.
  • Consuming alcohol.
  • Pre-existing gynecological disorders affecting the uterus or causing obstruction in the normal elimination of menstrual blood.
  • Having an excess of the hormone estrogen.
  • A history of having undergone surgical procedures such as hysterectomy or Caesarean section.
  • A previous ectopic pregnancy.

 

How Do I Recognise The Signs?

The first signs of endometriosis may be felt some years after menarche (onset of menses). Some women experience no symptoms. Otherwise, the main complaint associated with endometriosis is extreme pain. Patients often report a pain far exceeding that of menstrual cramps in severity. Symptoms are particularly intense around the time of menstruation and intensity can vary from one month to the next. Symptoms can also subside temporarily during pregnancy. The following is a list of possible clinical indications:

  • Severe pain in the pelvic region around the time of menstruation.
  • Pain may also be experienced during or post vaginal intercourse.
  • Excessive menstrual bleeding.
  • Menstrual period lasting longer than 7 days.
  • Spotting or minor bleeding between periods.
  • Pain during urination or during bowel movements. This is more likely to occur around the time of menstruation.
  • Blood may appear in the urine during menstruation.
  • Lowered fertility.
  • Fatigue.
  • Constipation or diarrhea.
  • Bloating.
  • Nausea.

 

Are There Different Stages of Endometriosis?

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine has developed a scheme for identifying four stages of endometriosis. This scheme is based on diagnostic findings. Severity is graded based on the location, extent, and depth of endometrial implants, the extent of adhesions and cysts on the ovaries. Grading does not correlate with the intensity of symptoms that the patient may experience. Nor does it correlate with the extent to which the patient’s fertility may be affected. For instance, women with only mild endometriosis may actually experience severe pain. The four grades are:

  • Minimal: Endometrial implants are fairly shallow, generally located on the ovary, and the resultant lesions are small.
  • Mild: Slight lesions associated with shallow implants on the ovary and pelvic lining.
  • Moderate: Deep implants on the ovary and pelvic lining. The resultant lesions are larger and more in number.
  • Severe: Deep implants on the ovary and pelvic lining, accompanied by severe lesions on the fallopian tubes and bowels.

 

What Are The Complications That Could Arise?

This disorder is known to be one of the top causes of infertility in women. It can physically hamper the movement of sperm or ova through the reproductive tract or even damage them. In less severe cases, however, the patient may be able to conceive and successfully carry a baby to term.
The formation of scar tissue can cause adhesions when one section of injured tissue comes into contact with another and binds together. For instance, an ovary might become stuck to the pelvic wall. Women with endometriosis are at a higher risk of developing certain forms of cancer, particularly endometriosis-associated adenocarcinoma.

 

What Tests Help To Diagnose Endometriosis?

ENDOMETRIOSIS painEndometriosis is often diagnosed when a patient seeks medical help for infertility. Alternatively, the symptoms may be mistaken for those of primary dysmenorrhoea, pelvic inflammatory disease or irritable bowel syndrome. The patient’s family history may provide an indication of a possible case of endometriosis.

The first stage of diagnosis involves a pelvic examination. The physician may be able to feel lesions during a vaginal examination. This may be followed by a transvaginal ultrasound which helps detect abnormalities like cysts on the ovaries. This technique cannot, however, detect peritoneal lesions or scar tissue. Hence, a minimally invasive procedure known as laparoscopy in order to obtain visuals of the inside of the pelvic cavity. This procedure allows the collection of tissue samples for a biopsy which will help confirm a diagnosis of endometriosis.

 

Treatment and prevention

Treatment – depending on the severity of the symptoms that the doctor will decide if medication will be provided or a surgery would be done.

  • Pain medications – the doctor may suggest taking over-the-counter pain medications to help ease period cramp pains.
  • Hormone therapy – supplemental hormones are effective in reducing or eliminating the pain of endometriosis at times. The rise and fall of hormones during the menstrual cycle cause endometrial implants to thicken, break down and bleed.
  • Constructive surgery – in case you are trying to get pregnant, surgery to remove as much endometriosis as possible while preserving the ovaries and uterus can increase chances.
  • Hysterectomy – in severe cases of endometriosis, surgery to remove the uterus, cervix and both the ovaries is the best treatment.

Prevention – since there is no sure shot cure for this condition. There are certain risk factors that can help you understand if you have or will develop endometriosis –

  • Starting your period at a young age.
  • Short menstrual cycle.
  • Low body mass index (BMI)
  • Uterine abnormalities.
  • Any medical condition that prevents the normal passage of menstrual flow out of the body.

Facts

  • In the UK, 1 in every 10 women of reproductive age are diagnosed with endometriosis.
  • 10% of the women worldwide have endometriosis – that accounts for 176 million women worldwide.

Facts

  • The prevalence of this condition in women along with infertility is as high as 30-50%.
  • In the UK, this condition is the 2nd most common gynaecological condition.

Facts

  • On an average, it takes 7.5 years from onset to diagnosis.
  • The cause of endometriosis is unknown and there is no definite cure.

Related Conditions

Want to live a healthy lifestyle?

Subscribe to free FactDr newsletters.

REVAMP YOUR

If you're enjoying our website, we promise you'll absolutely love our new posts. Be the first one to get a copy!

Get factually correct, actionable tips delivered straight to your inbox once a week.

I want the latest scoop on :

We hate spam too. We will never share your email address with anyone. If you change your mind later, you can unsubscribe with just one click

By clicking Subscribe, I agree to the FactDr Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy and understand that I may opt out of FactDr subscriptions at any time.

 

Dos and Don'ts

Dos
  • Eat well to make sure that there is sufficient nutrition in the body.
  • Consider eating an endo diet (a special diet for those diagnosed with endometriosis)
  • Join an endometriosis support group to help cope with the treatment.
Don'ts
  • Indulge in smoking as nicotine can worsening the pain and delay healing
  • Ignore the signs of depression. Depression and anxiety are common among patients of endometriosis.
  • Ignore the pain and symptoms. Maintain a record of the symptoms and explain it to the doctor.

 

 

 

Related Conditions

Trending Topics

ASTtest-liver
AST- Aspartate Aminotransferase Test AST test is a blood test that is used to measure the level of a particular liver enzyme…
anti-thyroglobulin antibody
Anti-Thyroglobulin Antibody test Anti-thyrogloubin antibody test measures the level of antibodies that attack the thyroid gland cells and are hence indicative…
Vitamin K2: 8 reasons why you need this bone-building & cancer-fighting nutrient Vitamin K2 is claimed to be essential for your bone health, for reducing the risk of cancer, and…
The science behind daith piercing: Can it really cure migraine? Since the ear has several pressure points, it is believed that daith piercing activates the vagus nerve and…
folate test
Folate test The Folate test is used to measure and monitor the levels of folic acid in the blood. The…
Maltitol: Things you must know about this artificial sweetener Sugar alcohols are produced by fruits and vegetables. Maltitol is an artificially produced sugar alcohol and is used…
abdominal-CT-scan- image
Abdominal CT scan Abdominal CT scan is a diagnostic imaging technique that provides a clear picture of the state of internal…
TBHQ: A carcinogen lingering in your child’s favorite snacks TBHQ - Why you should shun the practice of eating instant noodles or microwave popcorn to get rid…
diverticulitis diet
Diverticulitis diet: The right way to eat if you suffer from the disease Are you suffering from diverticultis but clueless about your diet ? Read this complete plan for diverticulitis diet…
Lectin: The common link of proteins between peas and people Lectins are a type of protein that are found majorly in legumes. Most people are find it easy…
Juice Plus: Can you really replace actual fruits with pills?  Juice Plus supplements intend to fill nutritional gaps present in our daily diet. But how successful have they…
Top 6 remedies to treat a razor burn at home Symptoms of razor burn include bumps on the skin, redness, and irritation of the skin. Find easy and…
Stye : The best natural home remedies to ease the pain Styes developing inside the eyelid tend to be more painful whereas external styes are less painful and ooze…
hlab27 test
HLA-B27 test The HLA-B27 is a blood test that is used to determine the level of a particular protein called…
cytomegalovirus iGG
Cytomegalovirus (CMV)- IgG Test The cytomegalovirus IgG is the immunoglobulin protein produced by our immune system when the body is infected by…
passion fruit juice
Passion fruit: How one exotic fruit can help you fight infections and cancer! Passion fruit: Why does this exotic fruit have such an enticing name? And how can it protect you…
BRAT Diet: What is the right way to follow this diarrhea-relieving diet? BRAT diet, a simple diet consisting of just bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast, can help you combat the…
Pulmonary Function Tests Pulmonary function tests (PFT’s) are non-invasive breathing tests employed for diagnosing and monitoring lung diseases such as bronchitis
low fodmap plan
Troubled with IBS? Here’s a complete roadmap to the low FODMAP diet Leaky & inflammatory gut troubling you? No medicine bringing you relief from the pain? Why not try the…
IGE test
IgE test – Immunoglobulin E IgE or immunoglobulin E test is a test that measures the level of IgE in the blood and…
rubella IgG test
Rubella IgG Test The rubella IgG test is a blood test that checks for the rubella virus IgG antibodies present in…
The real reason why you shouldn’t be eating ramen noodles Instant ramen noodles might be your go-to snack for your hunger pangs. But with each spoonful you are…
Silicon Dioxide: How can a component of sand be essential to your wellbeing? Silicon is one of the most abundant elements in the nature. Find out how silicon dioxide can prove…
Chromium Picolinate: An essential mineral supplement for faster weight loss Did you know that about 1.6 million deaths were directly linked to diabetes globally? How is it linked…
How do neutrophils protect you from fatal bacterial attacks? During an infection, certain enzymes alert the mature neutrophils.  Neutrophils then travel through the bloodstream to the affected…
Quinine: How gin and tonic came to be known as a potent health elixir The discovery of quinine-containing tree bark is sometimes considered the most serendipitous medical discovery of the 17th century.
Poop chart: Top things you didn’t you your poop could reveal about you Bristol poop chart was designed during the 1990s in order to help doctors identify various types of poops…
Ferritin blood test
Ferritin Test Ferritin test is a blood test that provides vital information on the level of RBCs and iron in…
Bloodtestalbumin
Albumin Test Albumin test or blood serum test is a liver function test that measures the amount of the protein…
CLA: A breakthrough weight loss supplement with minimal side effects Tried every weight loss supplement in the market with no substantial gain? Why not try CLA supplements, derived…
serum electrolyte test
Serum Electrolyte If there is an electrolyte imbalance in the body, a serum electrolyte test will help to find out…
HELICOBACTER_PYLORI---IgG
Helicobacter Pylori – IgG Test Helicobacter pylori IgG test is a blood, saliva, and urine test performed to determine if the patien is…
green poop causes
Green poop : What are the reasons and how can you correct it Ever sneak a peek down the toilet only to shockingly find green poop? Why does our poop turn…
Chlorella: Therapeutic powers of the billion-year-old algae now within your reach Chlorella - A billion year old nutrient-rich algae that can potentially ward off cancers and high cholesterol; the…
RHEUMATOID_FACTOR_(RF)
Rheumatoid Factor (RF) Rheumatoid factor or RF is a blood test used to diagnose painful joint conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis…
serum zinc test
Serum Zinc Test The serum zinc test is a blood test performed to assess the zinc level in the blood (serum)…
Free T3 test
Free Triiodothyronine (FT3) Test The free triiodothyronine or FT3 test is an important blood test that is used to detect the level…
TPAB test
Treponema Pallidum Antibody(TPAB) test Treponema pallidum bacteria a gram-negative bacteria that has helically coiled, corkscrew-shaped cells, responsible for STDs such as syphilis.
hidden benefits walking
9 benefits of walking we bet you didn’t know! Did you know walking can be the miracle pill for eternal youth? Everyone knows walking is good for…
autoimmune diseases facts
Autoimmune Diseases: Find out if your body is attacking you right now Did you know your body can harm itself? What are autoimmune diseases and why does it harm some…
nutritional yeast bread
Nutritional Yeast : How can a fungi culture be good for your body? Nutritional yeast: How a simple culture of fungi can transform your skin, digestion, immunity , and much more.…
CBC blood test
CBC (Hemogram 6-part diff) blood test CBC (Hemogram 6-part diff) blood test refers to the test that measures the number of RBCs, WBCs, etc…
POSTPRANDIAL-BLOOD-SUGAR
Post-Prandial Blood Sugar Postprandial blood sugar test is an important diabetes diagnosing tool. This simple blood test measure the level of…
beta 2 glycoprotein 1 IgG
Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1 IgG Beta 2 glycoprotein 1 antibody test involves detecting and measuring the presence of the IgG class of beta…
Milk Thistle skin
Milk Thistle: Find possible cures for fatal diseases in these purple blooms Milk thistle is well-known for treating liver conditions. However, did you know that it comes with a plethora…
Bubble Tea: Bubbling with nutrition or a hidden sugar mine? The tapioca pearls present in the tea looks like bubbles and hence the name bubble tea became popular.…
Balneotherapy jacuzzi
5 things you didn’t know about balneotherapy and how you can do it at home Sauna baths have been popular since a long time. But how much more beneficial can balneotherapy be as…
bilirubin-test-result
Bilirubin Test Bilirubin is a substance produced in the body as a result of red blood cell breakdown. A bilirubin…
GM Diet: The fastest way to lose weight or yet another hoax diet? General Motors started this trend of extreme dieting for 7 straight days to ensure its employees were able…
lipoprotein A
Lipoprotein (A) Test Lipoprotein (A) test is used to measure and monitor the levels of LDL(Low-Density Lipoprotein) in the bloodstream in…
maltodextrin sugar
Maltodextrin: What are the hidden health benefits of this food additive? Maltodextrin is one of the few food additives that has been relatively deemed safe. Many experts now have…
GGt test
GGT – Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Test GGT or gammaglutamyl transferase test is a liver function test that is used to detect the extent of…
thyroid_scan
Thyroid Scan Thyroid scan is a diagnostic procedure that aims to view the thyroid gland and detect any growths or…
sleep deprivation
Don’t let your sleep deficit grow into memory loss or heart attack Why is sleep important for us? How could sleep deprivation harm you? We bet you didn't know about…
Eustachian Tube : Functions and top home remedies to prevent its infection Pressure equalization, mucus drainage and protecting the middle ear from bacteria and viruses are the three important functions…
reflexology massage
Top reasons why you should go for a reflexology massage today Reflexology involves the application of pressure to your feet and hands to encourage self-healing. Could this be beneficial…
Helicobacter pylori IGA
Helicobacter Pylori – IgA Test The H.pylori IgA test is a blood test used to identify the level of IgA antigen in the…
shakeology woman
Meal replacement or protein drink? Learn all about Shakeology and its claims Shakeology from Beachbody claims to be the most suitable shake that can aid in weight loss, regulate blood…
lipid-profile
Lipid Profile Lipid profile is a blood test that provides complete information on how much cholesterol is present in the…
Barium-enema
Barium Enema Barium enema is also known as colon x-ray. Here, the patient is asked to consume small amount of…
Cystoscopy Cystoscopy is intended to look at the abnormalities in the ureters, bladder, and urethra, to assist surgeries performed…
random blood sugar test
Random Blood Sugar Test The random blood sugar or RBS test is a blood test prescribed mainly to check the level of…
Jicama: A fiber-rich tuber for your weight loss goals Pronouced as HEE-kah-ma, Jicama is the "new kid on the block" that has taken the world by the…
eating disorder anorexia
Eating Disorders: Lifestyle choice or a psychological condition? Is eating disorder just a harmless bad habit? Or does it represent grim psychological disorders? Do you want…
lifestyle diseases
The Big 5 lifestyle diseases: How your everyday living might be killing you You'd be shocked to know how unhealthy and potentially fatal your everyday routine could be. Has the modern…
ashwagandha brain
Ashwagandha: The best-kept secret of Ayurveda now revealed! Ashwagandha literally means "smell of horse". Don't get bogged down by that one tiny detail because this ayurveduic…
Anhedonia: Does the chronic inability to feel joy affect you too? How often do you feel dragged down by an invisible force? Do you feel an inexplicable emotional numbness…
Piaget stages: Do they accurately describe the way the human brain develops?  A common assumption was that children are less competent thinkers as compared to adults, but this was refuted…
SIBO Diet: The important dos and don’ts of this gut-healing diet A SIBO diet is a diet that works by eliminating certain sugars from your diet and adding fibers…
liver cleanse detox
14 go-to foods that are best for a complete natural liver detox Liver cleanse can be achieved by just choosing or avoiding certain types of food. Liver itself is a detoxifying…
EEG
Electroencephalogram – EEG EEG or electroencephalogram is a diagnostic tool used to access the functioning of neurons and brain activity to…
hidden causes obesity
8 hidden causes of obesity you probably didn’t know! Did you know that around 2 billion people worldwide are either overweight or obese? Are you too a…
dance health benefits
5 unbelievable effects of dance on your overall health! You enjoy dancing, but did you know what else it does to your body? Dancing is not only…
Bromelain: 11 reasons why you should start adding pineapple to your pizza! If you didn't love pineapples already, here are some of the top health benefits that bromelain can bring…
Top natural diuretics: The instant benefits you can get from nature’s water pills Since diuretic drugs are known to cause side effects, it is better to choose a natural diuretic that…
EMA antibodies
Endomysial Antibodies (EMA) Test EMA test is an investigative blood examination to locate the presence of certain antibodies, called Endomysial antibodies or…
occupational hazards types
Occupational Hazards: How to vouch for your health at your workplace Occupational hazards affect millions worldwide. Chemical spills, faulty wires, deadly pathogen, and work-stress can happen anytime. Follow these…
bananas exercise
10 health reasons why you should go “bananas” over bananas! Bananas:The world's most popular fruit comes with a host of unbelievable health benefits. Find out how you can…
Astaxanthin: Why experts believe it could be 550x more potent than vitamin E! What is astaxanthin and why is this new supplement on the block touted as the most powerful antioxidant…
Internal bleeding brain
Beware: Ignoring these tell-tale signs of stroke could cost a life The signs and symptoms of a stroke differ depending on which part of the brain has been affected.…
arterial-blood-gas
Arterial Blood Gas Analysis Arterial blood gas analysis is a diagnostic procedure used to determine the volume of oxygen and carbon dioxide…
Bronchoscopy procedure
Bronchoscopy Bronchoscopy is a procedure where in a scope is inserted into the lung pathway to observe any growth…
Chest X-Ray A chest x-ray is a diagnostic test that uses x-rays to visualize the structures inside your chest. It…
fructosamine test
Fructosamine Test A fructosamine test is a blood test that measures blood sugar glucose content. Fructosamine level can indicate blood…
anti-chlamydia antibody tets
Anti-Chlamydia Antibody -IgG Test Anti-Chlamydia Antibody - IgG test is performed by collection of urine or genital fluids as sample for testing…
free thyroxine ft4
Free thyroxine test (FT4) The FT4 or free thyroxine test is a blood test used to detect the level of free thyroixine…
ureteroscopy
Ureteroscopy Ureteroscopy is the diagnostic procedure which is used for the detection of the kidney stones in addition to…
Panera bread steak arugula
Panera Bread: The truth behind this “healthy” restaurant chain What to order and what to avoid when dining at Panera Bread ? Know more about this popular…
improve digestion weight loss
Power up your gut: 8 proven steps on how to improve your digestion Did you know you have a colony of bacteria in your gut that help you in digesting food?…
boost brain health
The ultimate tips on how to boost your brain health Would you like to be smarter? Want a sharp memory but bored of doing sudoku? Try salsa or…
gout diet purines
Gout Diet : Get relief from painful joints by eating these foods Are you a victim of this painful condition? Are medications providing only short relief? Find a list of…
dandelion weight loss
Caralluma Fimbriata: How to eat this cactus to lose weight Caralluma fimbriata is a miracle cactus that can be safely consumed by most for losing weight and boosting…
waterchestnut
Water Chestnuts: The tastiest ways to include this healthy tuber in your diet Water chestnut is not a nut after all. It is a tuber (much like the potatoes) growing close…
Erythritol: A healthy sugar substitute or yet another marketing ploy? Erythritol is a popular choice of a healthy alternative sweetening agent in foods. But how healthy can a…
Microneedling: Does this cosmetic procedure live up to the hype? Is microneedling a safe and painless procedure? How can pricking your skin with a series of pins help…
Is bronchitis contagious? And how to prevent this infection? It is acute bronchitis that is contagious which means you can contract it from another person or you…
blood elements analysis
Blood Element Analysis Test A blood element analysis is a blood test performed to measure the level of toxic elements such as…
myelogram
Myelography Myelography is an important diagnostic tool that is used to investigate and identify abnormalities in the spine and…
erythropoetin test
Erythropoietin (EPO) Test Erythropoetin stimulates the production of RBCs in bone marrow thus an erythropoetin test is done to diagnose blood…
liver detox facts
7 liver detox facts and why ignoring these could kill you! Are you taking care of this organ that handles over 500 different vital functions in your body? Your…
fitness routine fun
10 fantastic ways to make your fitness routine more fun! Are you too bored to exercise? Do you avoid gym cause it's too monotonous? Looking for fun and…
Pumpkin Seeds: Why pumpkins are more than just for pies! Pumpkins have been long associated with Halloween carvings and delicious pies. But did you know that pumpkin seeds…
glutamine workout
Glutamine: Why is this the right choice for muscle-gain supplement? Glutamine can help you gain muscles and build higher immunity. Read more to find out how you can…
black seed oil benefits
Black Seed Oil: What secret benefits could it bestow on your health? Black seeds or nigella seeds are tiny packets of health brimming with amazing benefits. Find out why should…
Kava: Is it the healthy substitute for alcohol you have been waiting for? Native to the beautiful South Pacific islands, Kava is a famous beverage rooted in the local culture. It…
Trisodium Phosphate: How a paint thinner made its way into your breakfast Ever thought how toxic chemicals find their way into our foods? How can they harm our body? And…
Psyllium Husk: More than just an effective natural laxative Psyllium husk, or isabgol, is a popular natural laxative . But did you in addition to regulating bowels,…
Epley maneuver: Why is this the best protection from the symptoms of vertigo? Epley maneuver is an exercise that can treat the symptoms of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).  It was…
Carb Cycling: Weighing the pros vs the cons of this diet routine Completely discarding carbs from your life will do you more harm than good. Read more about carb cycling,…
Colloidal silver benefits
Colloidal silver: An essential dietary supplement or yet another pharmaceutical hoax? Colloidal silver is hailed as an effective home remedy for infections. Many believe it can treat HIV and…
GERD heartburn
Heartburn: What are the exact symptoms and the best home remedies? There are easy home remedies for heartburn, which not only acts as a first aid when you experience…