In the most severe cases, endometriosis leads to the removal of the uterus and sometimes the appendages. To avoid this, doctors use hormone therapy.

Endometriosis is characterized by relapsing course, to cure it completely impossible, but you can prevent the disease. The large role played by the correct lifestyle and a balanced diet.

Nutrition for endometriosis

The diet of women suffering from endometriosis, 50% should consist of fruits and vegetables. These foods are rich in antioxidants. Equally important unsaturated fatty acids omega-3, which prevent the transformation of the uterus during menstruation. Such substances are contained in the various nuts, sea fish, Flaxseed oil.

In order to avoid bleeding should be to eliminate from the diet products containing prostaglandins – substances that trigger uterine contractions: butter, fatty cheeses, mayonnaise, coffee, strong tea, spicy and fried foods. Meat should be replaced with lean fish and chicken.

The development of endometriosis contributes to excess estrogen, so you need to include in your diet foods that reduce the production of this hormone: broccoli, zucchini, cauliflower, celery, beets, carrots, brown rice diet in the form of risotto or porridge.
One of the sources of estrogen is fat tissue, so weight with endometriosis is invalid. You must limit the intake of starchy foods, sweets and other products that contribute to the appearance of excess weight.


Women suffering from endometriosis, it is recommended that as much time as possible outdoors, avoid stressful situations, sleep at least 8-9 hours a day.

During the month better to use pads and not tampons, because they disrupt the natural flow of blood. Because of this, the blood which contains the endometrial cells, can get into the fallopian tubes.

Excessive exercise is contraindicated in endometriosis, but this does not mean that you need to lead a sedentary lifestyle. One of the ways to reduce the level of estrogen in the body is a physical activity. In the morning, you must do exercises, which include static and dynamic exercises.

Very useful running on the spot, during which you need to control the pulse. The normal number of beats per minute is determined by subtracting from 180 the age of the woman. For example, at the age of 38, the pulse rate while running should not exceed 142 beats per minute.

You must remember that diet and proper lifestyle is important, but not the only part of the treatment. You need to follow your doctor's instructions and take all medications that he prescribed.