Adenomyosis is a common gynecological disease in clinics. It is a benign lesion caused by the invasion of the basal layer of the endometrium into the myometrium. It is a particular case of endometriosis. When endometriosis reaches the myometrium of the uterus, it is called adenomyosis.

According to statistics, the incidence rate of adenomyosis is 13.4%, mostly in 30-50-year-old parturients. In recent years, the incidence rate of adenomyosis has increased significantly, and the age of onset is younger. About 15% of the cases are combined with endometriosis, and about 50% are complicated with uterine fibroids.

So what are the typical symptoms of adenomyosis ?

1. Dysmenorrhea. It is the most common symptom of adenomyosis. It belongs to secondary dysmenorrhea and will aggravate gradually. It is due to the bleeding before and after menstruation and blood retention in the tiny muscle capsule in the dense muscle layer, which increases the pressure and stimulates the peripheral smooth muscle, causing spasmodic contraction, resulting in dysmenorrhea. Besides, the patient may also feel a marked tenderness in the abdomen.

2. Menstrual disorder. It is the primary symptom of adenomyosis, mainly manifested in increased menstrual volume and prolonged menstrual periods. The increase of menstrual volume is primarily due to the enlargement of the uterus and the corresponding endometrial area. Secondly, the infiltration of the endometrium and the proliferation of fibromuscular bundles interfere with the normal contraction and hemostasis function of the uterine myometrium. In addition, a long time may lead to anemia in women.

3. Frequent urination and urgent urination. Adenomyosis causes the uterus to become larger slowly. The accumulated blood flow inside cannot come out, so the uterus becomes relatively hard and affects the surrounding rectum, bladder, and other adjacent tissues. The patient has a series of symptoms such as frequent urination, urgent urination, falling stomach, stool pain, and constipation.

4. Sexual intercourse pain. The ectopic endometrium in the pelvic cavity often forms nodular lesions in the hysterorectal fossa. During sexual intercourse, the cervix collides, and the uterus rises upward, resulting in pain.

5. Infertility. If patients with adenomyosis are not treated for a long time, it is likely to cause infertility. At the same time, it may also cause other gynecological diseases, including cervicitis, threatening women's health.

If women have the above situations, they must go to the hospital for treatment in time. They must not delay their illness. The treatment of adenomyosis should be formulated according to the patient's age, fertility requirements, symptoms, lesion degree, etc. The traditional treatment methods of adenomyosis include drug treatment and surgical treatment.

Young patients with adenomyosis can choose debridement if they have surgical indications. However, focal debridement usually can not altogether remove all lesions, and the probability of postoperative recurrence is still high. Moreover, the operation has apparent damage to the myometrium, which may cause uterine morphological damage, uterine volume reduction, pelvic adhesion, and affect or destroy the reproductive function. Therefore, it is not recommended to be the first choice for patients with reproductive requirements.

If young patients have fertility requirements, they can choose the natural medicine Fuyan Pill for treatment. It can eliminate symptoms and inflammation. And it can clean up the uterine environment and increase the chance of natural pregnancy.

As a common gynecological disease, adenomyosis has brought great pain to women. Paying more attention to these in daily life is very helpful to the development of adenomyosis.

1. Keep an optimistic attitude

Being happy is an essential thing. Everyone can't be smooth sailing. Pressure and difficulties exist everywhere, so women must straighten out their mentality and face life with optimism. Too much psychological stress and lousy mood have a direct impact on the condition.

2. Regulate diet

We should eat more foods containing protein and vitamins. If menstruation is excessive, eat more iron-rich food to prevent iron deficiency anemia. However, when the menstrual volume is relatively large, do not drink some blood-activating things, such as brown sugar water and red jujube porridge, to prevent the increase of menstrual volume.

3. Active treatment of endocrine disorders

Endocrine disorders caused by various reasons should be actively treated, which will increase the growth rate of adenomyosis lesions, avoid unnecessary use of sex hormone drugs, and take medications according to the doctor's advice when there is a need for treatment.

4. Avoid induced abortion

The high number of induced abortions will lead to adenomyosis and aggravate the condition of adenomyosis. Therefore, both husband and wife should actively take contraceptive measures to avoid or reduce the number of induced abortions as far as possible.

5. Go to the hospital for review regularly

If adenomyosis is found, recheck it once every 3-6 months. Surgical treatment should be carried out if the uterine lesions are obviously enlarged and women have unbearable pain.

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