Endometriosis occurs when endometrial tissue lining the uterus grows outside the uterus, usually in the pelvic area. But it can grown anywhere, even in the brain and lungs.
Endometriosis in part by stimulating the hormones of menstruation. Pain, a characteristic symptom of endometriosis is so worse at ovulation and during menstrual and premenstrual parts of a woman’s cycle.
Symptoms of endometriosis include pelvic pain, abnormal menstruation cycles, and infertility. If you have endometrial tissue growing between the uterus and rectum, symptoms can include pain during sex.
Pain with bowel movements (especially before a period) and pressure in the rectal area. Some women have no symptoms, but her doctors discovered the endometrial tissue growing where it should not during a routine check or a check for other conditions.
Dr Christiane Northrup writes of a link between endometriosis and the autoimmune system. She cites studies on women with symptoms of endometriosis “prove that these women often have antibodies against their own tissue, called auto-antibodies. This means that at some deep level, the mind of their pelvis is rejecting aspects of itself. “This is an interesting approach, the psych-spiritual, which can help treat the underlying emotional and energetic imbalances in our bodies when we are dealing with disease.
She goes on to say “when a woman feels intimate emotional needs are in direct conflict with what the world require it, endometriosis is one of the ways in which your body tries to draw attention to the problem