Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Endometriosis and Olive Oil

As we mentioned in other articles, endometriosis grow somewhere else other than the endometrium also reacts to hormonal signals of the monthly menstrual cycle, building up tissue, breaking it, and eliminating it through the menstrual period. As we know olive oil contains variety of nutrients that are important to women with endometriosis. In this article, we will discuss how olive oil effects women with endometriosis.

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1. Circulation system
Olive oil contains high amount of fatty acids that helps to inhibit the levels of bad cholesterol in the blood stream resulting in increasing the blood circulation in the body including the abdomen that lessons the risk of over active uterine muscle and menstrual pain.

2. Essential fatty acids
Essential fatty acids in the olive oil beside helping in liver metabolism of protein and fat, it also helps to balance the production of prostaglandins hormone resulting in reducing the tension of uterine muscles.

3. Essential oil
Essential oil made from olive is said to reduce the pain in the abdomen. By placing a few drops of essential olive oil on the abdomen and gently massage until the oil is completely absorbed into the skin will help the muscle of the abdominal to relax, thus reducing pain.

4. Vitamin K
Vitamin K in olive oil is essential for coagulation during menstruation. Women with endometriosis with heavy flow are found to have vitamin K deficiency.

5. Immune system
Since it helps in liver metabolism of carbohydrate, it helps to improve the energy levels in the levels thereby increasing the immune system in fighting against forming of free radicals as well as endometrial implants and adhesion.

6. Iron
It also contains iron that is vital for production of red blood cells and increases the levels of oxygen for the body cell need. Without enough iron, it increases tension of the nervous system such dizziness, anxiety and stress.

Since endometriosis is treatable and manageable by natural remedies and a self help course, if you have endometroisis, please look at the bright side.

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