Can a diet help shrink uterine fibroids

Diet for Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors especially found in women of childbearing age. These fibroids are composed of muscle cells and tissues that actually grow within and around the uterus wall. The basic symptoms of this tumor include painful periods, increased frequency of urination, pain intercourse, lower back pain and other reproductive problems.

Uterine fibroids are basically associated with family history, high level of estrogen and poor diet. Yes, poor diet is one of the contributing factors that stimulate the growth of fibroids. Therefore, a healthy change in diet can be advisable and preferable for curing or shrinking uterine fibroids.

The best treatment for inhibiting the growth of uterine fibroids is to lower the level of estrogen and incorporate healthy diet foods to your routine. There are foods such as dairy products, egg, red meat and fat that promote estrogen. These foods should be completely eliminated form your diet. You also need to eliminate fried foods, processed foods, chocolates, cakes, junk foods and other stimulants of estrogen.

The best diet that can help you shrink uterine fibroids is more of dark leafy vegetables, whole grains, beans and protein rich foods such as fish, soy and legume proteins. High protein and low fat diet is the best recommendation to lower the level of estrogen and inhibit the growth of fibroids.

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