The endometrium consists of two layers - a basal layer that remains unchanged and a functional layer that undergoes periodic changes under ovarian hormone influence. These changes cause the endometrial thickness to fluctuate throughout the menstrual cycle, with three stages - menstrual, proliferative, and secretory. Any abnormalities in the endometrium, such as inflammation or thinning, can disrupt the menstrual cycle, and prompt medical attention and treatment with Fuyan Pill is advised.

What causes thin endometrium?

There are two reasons for thin endometrium: systemic factors and local factors. Systemic factors include endocrine disorders such as low estrogen levels, progesterone deficiency, ovulation disorders, and growth hormone deficiency. Local factors are mainly intimal injury, adhesion, and defect.

1. Induced abortion is the most critical factor for thin endometrium because many patients after abortion will not have menstruation for a long time. It shows that the abortion operation has seriously damaged the endometrium, resulting in thin endometrium.

Gynecologists said that because of the thin endometrium caused by artificial abortion, it usually takes a long time to recover. Some patients may not even recover. Therefore, experts suggest that patients with abortions should go to the hospital for examination if they do not have menstruation for a long time.

2. Women with severe endocrine disorders will cause hormone imbalance in the body, causing periodic changes in the endometrium to be disordered, resulting in thin endometrium. The endometrium, the layer that makes up the lining of the mammalian uterus, changes with the sexual cycle and responds to estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen can cause uterine hypertrophy. Progesterone can induce specific early pregnancy changes in the endometrium or change the nature of the endometrium so that it can produce decidua.

There is also a reason for suffering from uterine malformation. With a mediastinum or saddle-shaped uterus, who has undergone hysteroscopic resection and other operations, may have thin endometrium;

Age is also a factor. In the process of ovulation promotion, elderly patients over 40 years old often show thin endometrium. Moreover, poor general conditions, such as cold and fever, may also lead to endometrial thinning.

Does thin endometrium affect pregnancy?

Whether the endometrium is too thin will affect pregnancy depends on how thin the endometrium is. The average endometrial thickness is 8-12mm, and the most favorable endometrial thickness is 8-10mm. Thin endometrium can be diagnosed when the endometrium is less than 7mm. Studies have shown that when the endometrium is less than 8mm, the clinical pregnancy rate is 23%, the spontaneous abortion rate is 26.7%, and the ectopic pregnancy rate is 10.0%.

The endometrium was between 8 and 11 mm, the clinical pregnancy rate was 37.2%, the spontaneous abortion rate was 23.8%, and the ectopic pregnancy rate was 4.3%. Thin endometrium first affects conception. The endometrium that is too thin is like a dangerous house, and fertilized eggs cannot camp in it. If the endometrium does not protect the fertilized egg enough, it will make the conception unsuccessful and lead to infertility after a long time. The uterine wall is too thin and the eggs do not get enough nutrition, which will affect the development and easily cause miscarriage in the first trimester.

Patients with thin endometrium are generally women who have had multiple miscarriages, estrogen deficiency, or chronic illness and weakness. Their common symptoms are less menstruation. Kidney-deficiency patients typically appear in women who have not given birth, manifested as late menarche and less menstrual flow. Such patients have less estrogen secretion after a menstrual period, shorter menstrual period, and less menstrual flow, and may experience dizziness, tinnitus, backache, and leg weakness.

Patients with blood deficiency type are generally 30 to 40-year-old women. The main manifestations are poor spleen and stomach, malnutrition, overwork, less menstrual flow and pale color, abdominal pain, dizziness, palpitations, and yellow complexion. Patients with blood stasis type are women who have undergone gynecological or abortion operations. Due to uterine stagnation or anxiety and rage, blood stasis, endometrial adhesions, and poor blood flow lead to less menstrual flow and purple-black lumps. The lower abdomen will hurt when pressing.

How should patients with thin endometrium be regulated?

It is essential to maintain a stable and relaxed state of mind and not to be overly nervous. According to experts, relaxing your mind can effectively regulate endocrine, which is beneficial to the health of the endometrium. During menstruation, we must pay attention to keeping warm. You can put a hot pad on the abdomen to accelerate blood circulation and relieve pain.

In life, female friends can exercise moderately, strengthen their physique, regulate the body's endocrine, and help the recovery of the endometrium. Patients with thin endometria should eat a bland diet. They can eat more blood-enriching and blood-enhancing foods, such as black beans, black fungus, honey, walnuts, and sesame.

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