Having trouble getting pregnant? Your immune system may be to blame. Learn what immunological infertility is and how you can treat it holistically.
Fibroids are benign muscular tumors that appear on the uterus. Some are so small they are invisible to the naked eye; women with fibroids this small rarely experience symptoms or even know they have them. In other cases, however, fibroids can grow quite large and grow in clusters. Although they are almost always non-cancerous, these growths can cause a host of problems, including pain and bleeding.
For some couples, conceiving a child seems to come easy. This is especially true when you are struggling with fertility issues, seeing others get pregnant, seemingly without effort. For a couple struggling with infertility, the painful reality is that trying to become pregnant becomes a full-time job; for them, there is a much smaller chance of “a happy accident” or becoming pregnant “when the time is right”.
Endometriosis is a gynecological condition where the lining of the uterus (the endometrium) grows in areas outside of the uterus (the bowel, the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, the bladder, ligaments, etc.). Endometrial tissue, regardless of whether it grows inside ]or outside the uterus, is stimulated and proliferated by the release of reproductive hormones, specifically estrogen.
It is common knowledge that all women who have had a menstrual cycle will someday experience menopause. While the idea – and act – of going through menopause is unwelcome for many, it doesn’t have to be this way. Many women who have experienced menopause feel as if their body is out of control and that there are plenty of unpleasant surprises around the corner. From waking up in the middle of the night drenched in sweat to suffering from irritability, memory lapses, and annoying mental fuzziness, menopause can wreak havoc on a woman’s life.