Traditional Chinese Medicine:
Chinese medical practitioners believe that endometriosis is due to blood stasis, qi
stagnation, phlegm and dampness, damp heat, or some combination of these, but in turn this
can be based on some organs being empty or not strong enough. It's almost always a
combination of patterns, a concurrent insufficiency, or vacuity.
The Chinese herbal treatment, when combined with acupuncture, can regulate the
condition and stagnation of the blood which usually lies at the root of endometriosis.
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Endometriosis adhesions may be reduced by oils of rose, chamomile, lavender, jasmine and
neroli. All of these have healing and antispasmodic action on the muscles and tissues.
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Some osteopaths perform osteopathic techniques via the vagina to reduce
certain types of endometrial adhesion. Osteopathic techniques may also be useful to
encourage various drainage of the pelvis, reducing uterine congestion and relieving period
is useful in controlling the pain in endometriosis.
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Rolfing can help
by improving circulation, allowing more space around the reproductive organs and promoting
The stress here is on nutritional support and dietary detoxification programs.
can be useful to control endometrial pain and induce relaxation.
including breathing are useful for combating pain associated with endometriosis. Biofeedback and self-hypnosis
are two more natural approaches to try.
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massage on the back is an effective treatment for a woman in the throes of
painful cramps. Rubbing a tender area located about an inch to the right of the spine
about mid back will reduce pain after 30 seconds. In the majority of cases, the pain will
completely subside after three or four more minutes of massage, and the treatment usually
relieves menstrual cramps for three to six hours.
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day of the month can help prevent cramps in the first place. Anything that improves
circulation-especially aerobic activities like jogging, walking, swimming and
cycling-brings more oxygen to the blood and helps relax the uterus.