Posts Tagged ‘hormones’
I discovered Female Balance by NOW to dramatically improve my health after experiencing symptoms of endometriosis for several years. This answered my questions of “How do you cure endometriosis naturally?”
I began to experience pain last September that was worse than I had experienced for the last 5 years. I worried about this being more serious than I had first expected. I met two people that same year with endometriosis. One friend had surgery and was still in a lot of pain. Doctors had not decided what to do with my other friend because a major artery running through her uterine area connects to her intestines, making surgery dangerous.
Discovering the cause of endometriosis
Because these stories were so fresh in my mind I googled “what are the symptoms of endometriosis.” I was surprised that I had five of the six symptoms listed on the website I found. They said the only cure was menopause. Well, Dearie, that’s probably still 15-20 years away for me. I can’t wait that long.
Looking at the two ladies I’d met last year, I didn’t want surgery. Yet I knew I couldn’t let it continue to a dangerous level. I wanted a natural remedy these symptoms. I searched “what causes endometriosis?” Endometriosis develops when a woman’s hormones are not balanced.
Discovering a cure for endometriosis
I read about Female Balance by NOW being able to reverse endometriosis and allow my body to start working correctly. One source I read said to take wild yam (which Female Balance has in it as well as some other herbs to help regulate this problem) for about 6 months and you should be good. One should not take it during the week of menstruation.
Rather than taking the dosage on the label (one pill three times per day), I took only one per day. I was especially looking to get rid of the pain. I was tired of always being in pain. It drains me so much I can hardly do anything that involves bending over because it kills my back. I was always exhausted and fell asleep if I were to sit down on the couch.
The most painful time of the month for me was ovulation not menstruation. When I ovulated I’d find myself looking for a pain killer because my ovaries and uterus hurt so badly. The very first month on Female Balance, I was so relieved to go through ovulation pain-free!
Weight loss while treating endometriosis naturally
While I was only taking Female Balance for the endometriosis and estrogen dominance symptoms, one Sunday morning a lady at church says, “You look skinnier. Have you been losing weight?” I had noticed I had thinned out.
I said, “You know, that’s been happening but I don’t know why. My hair stopped falling out too.” I thought it was maybe the essential fatty acids (EFA) from fish oil I was taking. My midwife had recommended EFA’s when I told her what I was suffering. Because I was no longer in any pain, I didn’t stop to think it was the Female Balance still doing its job.
In a month, I went from size 12 back down to size 10. I’ve continued to stay at size 10 in spite of the holidays. Usually, I graduate to a size 14 every year from the holidays until spring.
Hair regrowth while treating endometriosis naturally
Before using the Female Balance supplement, I would loose a glob of hair every shower. When I brushed my hair, I lost enough to supply my husband with a wig… and a beard to boot! My braid used to be the thickness of two drumsticks (the rhythm instrument, not the chicken or turkey kind). It became as thin as a pencil. It looked scrawny, dry, flat, and had lost its shine.
After taking Female Balance for 4 months, my hair is twice as thick now.
Other improvements from natural treatment of endometriosis
I have more energy. I’m not in constant pain. Menstruation is normal (did you know that starting menstruation with brown blood is a sign of endometriosis? I’ve had that since I began at age 12!).
I’d been having a lot of asthma attacks for no reason back in September. Generally for me, an asthma attack came at the end of an allergy attack. However, without having any allergy problems, I’d find myself wheezing. Again, this is a symptom of estrogen dominance.
Apparently many people gain a lot of weight with a hormonal imbalance. I had tried taking off the pounds I had suddenly gained that year. For a month, I jogged on the treadmill but lost nothing.
Before surgery, consider if a natural remedy to cure endometriosis symptoms might work for you. While I am not giving medical advice, what worked for me was a change of diet, an excellent EFA supplement, and NOW’s Female Balance. Read more on estrogen dominance…