Endometrial polyps; symptoms and treatment

Endometrial polyps; natural healing

Endometrial polyps are classified as a benign growths that occur on the cervix or inside it. Rarely are present in young girls who have not yet given birth. It is common in women in their forties and fifties, especially if you gave birth several times.

What causes them, how do they occur, and what symptoms are recognizable? Read the answers to these questions in the following paragraphs. Also, find out whether the surgery of the uterus is the only solution for their permanent elimination.

With all this, hopefully useful information, we have prepared more natural recipes. Shepherd's Purse, teucrium chamaedrys, nettle, milfoil are just some of the herbs that help in the treatment of this disease. Stay tuned.

What is a polyp of the uterus and how does it occur?

As we have already said in the introduction, these are benign growths. They are rarely malignant or tend to transition into a malignant tumor. They can occur at any age. However endometrial polyp in menopausal and post-menopausal women are much more common, as well as in women who have gave birth.

Size of polyps varies from a few millimeters to a few centimeters. They are located on the inner walls of the uterus where they are tightly secured. In addition, growths are visible on a thin stalk where they are hanging.

During the examination the doctor will be required to take a tissue sample and send it for analysis. Only then it can safely be diagnosed and appropriate therapy can be prescribed.

What are the most common causes?

For the formation of polyps doctors assume that hormonal factors play a crucial role. Also, their growth is often associated with the female hormone estrogen.
Frequent infections, various inflammatory processes, and impaired immunity can also cause polyps. Besides risk factors there are also genetic predisposition, alcohol, smoking, physical inactivity and consequent obesity. In addition let’s add high blood pressure, a diet rich in fat, but also the use of drugs for breast cancer.

What are the symptoms of polyps in the uterus?

Abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, the occurrence of lymph between two menstrual periods are common symptoms of polyps.

It may be abundant, but in some women and it is barely noticeable. This is why every deviation from normal bleeding during the cycle must be reported to a gynecologist. This is particularly important if bleeding occurs after menopause. In this case, the cause may be endometrial polyp, and malignant disease.

In most cases, these growths are painless, though they slightly expand the cervix. Thus allowing infections to progress toward the uterine cavity.

Also, endometrial polyp is a common cause of infertility, and may be accompanied by excessive discharge of unpleasant smell. However, symptoms may be absent, but these growths are discovered accidentally on a routine gynecological examination.

To them accurately diagnosed, doctors do pap smears and perform colonoscopy.

  • The vagina and cervix have a protective barrier of the five layers of the epithelium. When a woman is healthy, the lining is smooth and pink. In the case of infections, hormone imbalances and frequent and too strong secretion the epithelium can roll out. During inflammation, when the local immune system is compromised, there is a proliferation of mucous membranes. In this case polyps on the uterus appear.

When is treatment with medication recommended?

Smaller endometrial polyps without visible or clear symptoms can sometimes withdraw themselves. In such cases, you do not need any medication treatment, except in the case of increased risk factors of cancer.

In addition to getting to see a doctor for treatment of polyps it is an important and essential factor to get a timely diagnosis. Women who undergo regular gynecological examinations can significantly reduce the risk of possible complications.

Sometimes, if we neglect endometrial polyps, it can grow so that they are visible from the outside with the naked eye between the labia. Almost always they are accompanied by vaginal discharge and specific odor.

In what cases is mandatory gynecological examination necessary?
  1. The occurrence blood and frequent vaginal bleeding after menopause.
  2. Abundant bleeding between regular cycles.
  3. The occurrence of menstrual bleeding outside the usual term cycle.

In all three scenarios, be sure to go to your gynecologist for a review. Only your doctor can prescribe appropriate medical therapy.

Most often are given hormone drugs, with which will endometrial polyp reduce and existing symptoms will be alleviated. Yet this is not a solution in the long run, because as soon as you stop taking them - problems are coming back.

When the operation of polyps in the uterus is necessary?

Only when polyps of the uterus are diagnosed, a specialist (gynecologist) determines the further course of treatment. Mostly benign growths of larger dimensions should be removed, and there are several ways to do this.

The first step before surgery, is histological examination of tissue. It also determines the next course of treatment of each patient individually. Depending on the results obtained we proceed to the next stage. It is very important to rehabilitate all existing inflammation of the vagina in the meantime (if they occur).

What are endometrial polyps?

If a benign growth occurs on the mucous membranes of the endometrium, then endometrial polyp will occur. It is most common in postmenopausal period, but also in postmenopausal women. The exact cause of its occurrence is still not completely clear.

If they grow exponentially they can be observed with the cervical smear. For such endometrial polyps removal is inevitable.

How is curettage done?

With this procedure you can remove benign growths using hysteroscope. At the same time a detailed review of the uterus before and after the intervention is done.

Hysteroscopy and surgical removal of polyps

During this procedure, the doctor uses hysteroscope which is first used to analyze the inside of the uterus itself. After finding the polyps, using this device the doctor removes them. A tissue sample is taken so it can be sent to a detailed laboratory analysis.

If after all you found you have endometrial polyps that contained malignant cells, then proceed to the next steps. Of course in such a scenario a lot more treatment may be needed. However, even then there is no need to lose hope, moreover arm yourself with patience and be consistent in the application of the therapy until complete recovery.
  • Once removed a polyp on uterus can return, but in practice this rarely happens.

Removal of polys in a natural way

Powerful celandine grass

Endometrial polyp in its early stages can be treated without chemicals and surgery, in a completely natural way. Celandine grass gives excellent results at this stage until the surgical removal of growths is not yet considered. Also this plant is an excellent protection after surgery, because it will prevent their reoccurrence.

Equally apply it both inside and out, here's how:
  • Fill the jar with fresh crushed plant and pour the boiling water, and close. Wrap the appropriate towel and let it stand for another 12 hours. After that, give it a good strain.

Thus obtained natural cure for polyps is dosed per tablespoon, three times a day. Gradually increase the amount until you get to 1 deciliter per dose. Apply therapy for 14 days and then make a three-week break.

Nettle, pomegranate and cranberry
  • Stir 3 tablespoons of pomegranate and nettle with 2 tablespoons of cranberry. Extradite on one tablespoon of the mixture 2.5 deciliter of boiling water and cover it all. After two hours, strain. Take in smaller sips two to three cups of tea a day. After 21 days therapy is discontinued.

Yarrow (milfoil) and Lady’s mantle

Both plants are known in phytotherapy, especially when it comes to women's problems. The treatment with this beneficial combination will bring results. This powerful duo regulates the secretion of sex hormones and prevents unpleasant growths.

The tea for polyps:
  • Mix 100 grams of lady’s mantle and milfoil, and two tablespoons of the mixture pour with 500ml of boiling water. Cover and after 30 minutes strain.

This folk remedy against polyps is dosed in small sips throughout the day.

Crane’s-bill regulates the menstrual cycle and protects the ovaries

Another plant should not be left out, and that is crane’s-bill or geranium. If your life is made miserable by endometrial polyps do not wait a long time and prepare the next drink:
  • Two tablespoons of crane’s-bill pour with 5 dl of boiling water and cover. After an hour, strain and drink in small sips.

This amazing plant regulates the secretion of sex hormones and the menstrual cycle. In addition to protecting the ovaries and uterus, fallopian tubes provide better mobility and combat infection of the reproductive organs.

Oak bark, sage and thyme

Before endometrial polyps start to cause serious problems, it is recommended to wash intimate regions. For this purpose, the exquisite tea blend is great.
  • Stir 30 grams of chamomile, lemon balm, oak bark, sage leaves and thyme. Take three tablespoons and pour hot water (5 dl). Strain and use for douching by irrigators.

Treatment is done every other day for the next 2-3 weeks.

Canadian barberry

This plant contains phytoestrogens that help in maintaining the health of the uterus and contribute to treating polyps.
  • Spoon of barberry is poured with boiling water and switch. After 15 minutes, strain and drink.

Canadian Barberry for douching is used every night, until it comes to a complete recovery. The good thing about it is that it can be applied in parallel with other treatments.

Endometrial polyp treatment with propolis

In order to strengthen immunity, twice a day take 20 drops of propolis. In addition, if you experience endometrial polyps, you can use them as follows.
  • Five grams of propolis pour with deciliter of boiling water, stir well and remove all aside until things cool down. Soak a tampon and insert gently into the vagina. Leave it to work all night. In the morning, remove and wash the intimate region.

Treatment of polyps with propolis drops is carried out for 10 days, after which you take a long break.

Top recipe; honey with houseleek

The folk medicine often makes this recipe. It is equally good for the treatment of polyps inside the uterus and cysts on ovaries.
  • On the cutter grind 300g of washed houseleek and mix with 500g of quality local honey. Therefore deliver the mixture in a glass jar, close and leave it to rest for a week in the fridge.

If you have endometrial polyps take the spoon of balm in the morning on an empty stomach. Apply this minimum of one hour before breakfast.

Learn more about the effectiveness of houseleek with honey in our earlier article.