Warning Signs That You May Have Myomas
Myomas that grow on the outside wall of the uterus near the bladder can press against it, causing pressure that will lead to more frequent visits to the toilet. If you are going to the toilet frequently in the night, it is recommended to visit your doctor.
Myomas that grow towards the back of the uterus can press on the rectum, and cause an uncomfortable feeling of wanting to pass motion. Straining can cause hemorrhoids.
Lower Back Pain
Myomas that are located on the outer back wall of the uterus can press against spinal nerves, thus causing intense pain. Problems can become more severe before and after menstruation.
Swelling of Lower Abdomen
Large Myomas can make woman look like she is pregnant. Many women don’t go to the doctor because there may not be a presence of pain.
Infertility or Frequent Miscarriages
Even though infertility and miscarriages can be caused by many reasons, it is considered that the presence of uterine Myomas can also cause these issues. By making a simple ultrasound scan, you can see if there is a presence of Myomas.
Prolonged and Heavy Menstruation
This is one of the most common warning signs of uterine Myomas. If you have bleeding with blood clots you should visit your doctor because heavy bleeding can lead to anemia. Cramps and pain in the back of the legs or lower abdomen are also common signs.
How to Prevent and Shrink Myomas
Here are some diet and lifestyle changes/addition you can make to shrink the Myomas:
Regular exercise together with eating the proper foods will regulate your ovulation and gradually reduce/shrink the Myomas.
Manage your stress
Stress can have a huge impact on your body. It can deplete the body of important nutrients, weaken the adrenal glands and other organs and cause hormonal imbalances.
Eat legumes and beans
Beans, legumes, avocados, chia seeds, eggs, and quinoa are great sources of protein that you should consume. You should eat a small portion of these protein foods with every meal. It will reduce the size of your Myomas, and protect you from breast and cervical cancers.
Liver support foods
You can strengthen your liver with foods beneficial for your liver, such as dandelion, grapefruit, beetroot, and milk thistle.
Avoid alcohol and caffeinated drinks like sodas and coffee because they are diuretic and dehydrating.
Fruits and vegetables
Eat plenty of fresh organic vegetables and fruits. Green juices can also help to shrink the fibroids.
Spirulina, zinc, vitamin C, L- arginine, L-lysine, chlorella, and omega-3 are very beneficial supplements that can help to shrink the fibroids.
Nettle tea, dandelion root, black cohosh, Dong quai, turmeric, pau d’arco, and chasteberry tincture are some of the herbs you make take to eliminate fibroids.