As we mentioned in other articles, endometriosis growing somewhere else other than the endometrium also reacts to hormonal signals of the monthly menstrual cycle by building up tissue, breaking it, and eliminating it through the menstrual period. As we know hydrotherapy– hot compresses play a very important role in hydrotherapy in treating some kinds of diseases. In this article, we will discuss how hot compresses helps to treat endometriosis.
Hydrotherapy– hot water compress is the one of the oldest type of hydrotherapy, it has been used in many cultures including China, Japan in stimulating the immune system in fighting against diseases based on thermal effects.
II. How hot compresses effect women with endometriosis
1. It is said to helps to detoxify the body toxins which have been accumulated through environment contact or micro-organism secretion, thereby it helps to strengthen the immune system in fighting against invasion of foreign bacteria, virus and endometrial cells developing in the wrong region.
2. Hot water compress besides increases the liver function in fat and protein metabolism resulting in lessening the tension of nervous system that causes over active muscle movement in the uterus, it also reduces the symptoms of emotional and physical stress, anxiety and depression.
3. It is said that hot water compress also increases the fluid circulation in the lymphatic system resulting in reducing water retention in the body tissues and breast tenderness in the breast during menstrual cycle.
4. It also to increase the function of digestive system in absorption of vital vitamins and minerals that are usually found lacking in the women with endometriosis during menstrual cycle.
Since endometriosis is treatable and manageable by natural remedies and a self help course, if you have endometroisis, please look on the bright side.