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Endometriosis Awareness Day: Ways to lower risk and alleviate symptoms

Updated On Mar 01, 2024 09:51 AM IST
  • Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting the pelvic organs in women, characterized by abnormal tissue growth.
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Endometriosis Awareness Day is observed annually on March 1 to raise awareness about endometriosis, a common but often misunderstood condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis, a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside the uterus, affects many women worldwide. While there's no cure, there are ways to lower the risk and alleviate symptoms. Here are a few strategies: (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 09:51 AM IST

Endometriosis Awareness Day is observed annually on March 1 to raise awareness about endometriosis, a common but often misunderstood condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis, a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside the uterus, affects many women worldwide. While there's no cure, there are ways to lower the risk and alleviate symptoms. Here are a few strategies: (Shutterstock)

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Healthy Diet: A balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins can help reduce inflammation and manage symptoms. Avoiding processed foods, excess sugar, and caffeine may also be beneficial. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 09:51 AM IST

Healthy Diet: A balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins can help reduce inflammation and manage symptoms. Avoiding processed foods, excess sugar, and caffeine may also be beneficial. (Unsplash)

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Regular Exercise: Physical activity can help manage pain and improve overall health. Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week, such as walking, swimming, or yoga. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Regular Exercise: Physical activity can help manage pain and improve overall health. Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week, such as walking, swimming, or yoga. (Unsplash)

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Pain Management: Over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen or naproxen can help alleviate menstrual cramps and other pain associated with endometriosis. For severe pain, your doctor may prescribe stronger medications. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 09:51 AM IST

Pain Management: Over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen or naproxen can help alleviate menstrual cramps and other pain associated with endometriosis. For severe pain, your doctor may prescribe stronger medications. (Unsplash)

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Stress Management: High stress levels can exacerbate symptoms. Techniques like yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercises, or counseling can help manage stress and improve quality of life. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Stress Management: High stress levels can exacerbate symptoms. Techniques like yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercises, or counseling can help manage stress and improve quality of life. (Unsplash)

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Surgery: In severe cases, surgery to remove endometrial tissue or in some cases, a hysterectomy, may be recommended. However, surgery is usually considered a last resort and is not a cure.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 09:51 AM IST

Surgery: In severe cases, surgery to remove endometrial tissue or in some cases, a hysterectomy, may be recommended. However, surgery is usually considered a last resort and is not a cure.(Unsplash)

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