Enlarged uterus (hyperpiasia), heavy bleeding, belly bloating and uterus pain are the big signs that your uterus is dealing with problems. A woman’s normal uterus size is about 6 cm long Pear but during pregnancy the uterus expand to a Watermelon size.
It can be a symptom of medical conditions such as adenomyosis, uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, and endometrial cancer. Almost 20% of all female caners are directly related to the genital tract. Enlarged uterus symptoms are a bloody discharge, fever and pain. The infection usually settles on high doses of antibiotics by occasionally a D&C is needed. Tumors of the uterus, especially if the cervix is included, are common.
Infection of the cervix is very common cause of enlarged uterus. But the plug of mucus at the cervical opening means that infection very rarely spreads as far as the uterus. It may, however, become infected doing abortion or after childbirth.
Gross enlargement of the body of the uterus is usually due to benign tumors of uterine muscles, known as fibroid. Fibroids are very common and usually multiple. The origin and the cause is unknown but it is thought they may start in blood vessels rather than in the muscles itself. Several factors are known to increase the risk of fibroid, including delaying the first baby until after 30 years of age. They are dependent on estrogen for their growth and shrink away age menopause. They grow quickly during pregnancy and may even outgrow their blood supply, in which case the center of the fibroid breaks down, causing pain. Outside pregnancy, fibroid cause symptoms for three reasons, their size, their position inside the uterus and accidents to them.
Some fibroid may be so large as to cause abdominal swelling but remain symptom-less, while other, even small ones, if they distort the uterine cavity will cause heavy bleeding periods. Some fibroid may cause infertility by interfering with the normal implantation of the embryo.
Ovarian cysts are also common female related utetus problem. Most come from the site of the maturing egg and do not cause problems. These ‘follicular cysts’ may reach up to 5 cm in diameter. Larger cysts may also occur due to hormonal imbalance, and may cause enlarged uterus.
Very rarely a fibroid may become cancerous, but the risk of this less than the risk of a general anesthetic, so most surgeons would only remove a fibroid if it were causing symptoms. Fibroid can be removed and the uterus left intact but in most cases a hysterectomy is performed.
Hormonal changes due to menopause is another main cause of an enlarged uterus in women after 50s.
If your gynecologist confirms enlargement of uterus, there are some best natural treatments for enlarged uterus to treat without any side effect.
Enlarged Uterus Treatments
Flax seed is the best natural herb to remove body toxins. Fiber and omega-3 fatty acid in flax seed are also helps to reduce inflammation from internal body organs. Boil one or two tablespoon crushed flax seeds in one glass milk until reduces into half. Take it daily before going to sleep.
Healthy probiotics in yogurt is a powerful bacteria to keep your uterus healthy. Yogurt help reduce internal body inflammation and infections. Daily take a large bowl of yogurt before having your breakfast or several times during the day. Best to take it without sugar but you can add some fruits.
Bromelain in pineapple is best to reduce internal body inflammation and also best to remove out internal infections. Drinking pineapple juice or eating pineapple slices daily is the best natural way to reduce uterine fibroid to get the actual size of uterus.
Anti-inflammatory properties of aloe vera are best to reduce uterine size naturally without any side effect. Daily take one inch square piece of aloe vera leaf internal gel 2 times during the day.
Turmeric with Milk
Fry half teaspoon of turmeric powder in one teaspoon of desi ghee or butter for 5-10 seconds than add 3-4 black raisins, 1-2 tablespoons crushed walnut kernels, 4-5 crushed almonds and one crushed dry date. Now add one large cup of milk in it and boil it. Take it daily for one week and feel the difference. Anti-inflammatory and healing properties of turmeric and black raisins with warm milk are best tonic to reduce enlarged uterus which also increase blood level.
Dandelion is the best natural solution to reduce and remove the mucus and water production due to excessive inflammation. Steep half teaspoon dandelion herb powder in a cup of boiled water for about 5 minutes. Strain it before drinking and take it twice a day until required results.
Cinnamon powder contains antioxidants, which will help the body in many different ways, but most important reduce the amount of internal body organs inflammation. Menstrual disorders also can be treated with this magical herb. Take ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon powder with lukewarm water daily before going to bed. Within 2-3 weeks enlarged uterus problem will be controlled.
Chia Seeds (tukhme balanga) with Jaggery Syrup
Using chia seeds is the most effective herbal remedy to treat internal body abscess, mucus and inflammation. The chia seeds are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, potassium, fiber, iron, vitamin C and calcium that are perfect anti-inflammatory vitamin and minerals. It cleans out all the internal body toxins and even wash out the veins naturally. Soak 2 tablespoons chia seeds in one cup water for two hours and filter it. Mix chia seeds in one glass jaggery syrup and take it daily in the evening for two weeks to reduce enlarged uterus size.
Fennel Seed and Green Cardamom
Use one cup boiled water with half teaspoon of Fennel seeds and Green Cardamom daily after every meal, it helps to reduce enlarged uterus size and regulate the periods, also strengthen uterus muscles naturally.
Dong Quai/Female Ginseng
Also known as treating women’s problems including enlarged uterus. Chinese women use its syrup as tonic for internal health. It reduces pain, dilate blood vessels and stimulate as well as relax uterus muscles. Also increases blood circulation in uterus wall that reduces inflammation. Make a fine powder with dried dong quai roots and keep it in a glass bottle. Take one cup boiled water and put 1/4 teaspoon of dong quai powder in it and cover it for 5 to 6 minutes then take it. Within one or two weeks uterus size reduces naturally.
Reduce excessive production of mucus and fluids in uterus which causes enlargement also inhabits mucus producing glands naturally. Make a fine powder with 50 grams licorice and keep it in a glass bottle. Daily take 1/4 teaspoon with normal water or sandal wood syrup for fast effective results. Best to take it before going to sleep and continue this until required results.
Mix one teaspoon daily in one large cup lukewarm milk and take it before going to bed. Castor oil is the natural fast effective herb to reduce enlarged uterus and a natural way to reduce the symptoms of fibroid. Castor oil helps to reduce inflammation and pain. But totally avoid taking it during pregnancy period although after delivery you can use it regularly.
Fenugreek Leaves, Nigella Seeds and Olive Oil
Boil 50 grams fenugreek leaves, 50 grams nigella seeds in 500 ml olive oil until it near to burn. When it start burning remove it from stove. Filter it and keep it in a bottle. Daily massage with 20 to 25 lukewarm drops of this magical oil twice a day to reduce uterus swelling naturally.
Take 2-3 tablespoons of fresh soy milk daily with one teaspoon honey one hour before your breakfast. Honey is also best to reduce inflammation, pain and swelling. This is one of best natural tips to reduce the development of fibroids. Within 2-3 weeks continues use of soy milk solves the female body problems totally.
You must need healthy fats, essential vitamin and minerals to keep uterus healthy. Eating anti inflammatory foods help reduce inflammation in the body. Omega 3 and other oxidants in walnuts are ideal to keep your internal organs healthy. A handful of walnut kernels thrice a week help you to reduce enlarged uterus size and inflammation naturally.
Foods with Omega 3’s
Omega 3’s can help dampen out of control inflammatory processes through out the body. Eat foods with omega 3’s twice a week to reduce inflammatory process with you uterus. There are two best sources, fish, which provides EPA and DHA, and plants, which have ALA. Foods with high EPA and DHA are salmon, mackerel, herring, trout, caviar and sardines. Foods with ALA are canola oil, flaxseed, flaxseed oil, walnuts, walnut oil, avocado and dark green leafy vegetables.
Castor Oil Massage and Belly Wrapping
Massage with lukewarm castor oil and wrap a cotton cloth piece over your uterus area right after massage. Best to take massage over your bed 15 minutes before sleeping. The castor oil massage is thought to penetrate your skin cells and heal the internal organs naturally.
What to Add and What to Avoid
- Avoid to take processed foods totally. And add more fruits and vegetables in your diet.
- Some fruits such as grapes have high sugar content which can help to create an estrogen dominant state which can make the condition worse.
- Reduce more intake of sugar, meat and poultry. These types of foods may activate estrogen levels.
- Totally avoid chocolate because this may increase your recovery duration.
- Add more high fiber food to reduce the symptoms.
- Take your regular exercise to maintain a healthy body weight.
- Avoid to take more caffeine drinks because it may increase fluid in uterus. It is better to take more water or fruit juices daily.