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Endometriosis x Physical activities

A endometriosis is a chronic disease that affects about 10% Women of childbearing age. A infertility and chronic pelvic pain are the main symptoms of the disease. A endometriosis significantly affects those of the quality of life gets this diagnosis.

The main goal of treatment, which may be medical or surgical, It is to reduce pain and / or redeem fertility. In The Meantime, the drugs used to combat endometriosis may contain hormones and, therefore, can lead to increased weight and retention.

A key recommendation for women diagnosed with endometriosis It is adopt healthy lifestyle habits, including the regular practice of a physical activity.

According to a study published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Science, a program of eight weeks of exercise was effective in reducing pain and improving postural abnormalities related to pelvic pain

Another point is that physical activities They help the body to produce two neurotransmitters, serotonin and dopamine. The first brings well-being feeling and helps relieve anxiety, present in 50% of respondents in the survey, for example.

Serotonin also helps regulate sensory pathways relating to pain and, can, therefore, help in controlling pain. Dopamine is also more available through exercises and helps the feeling of pleasure and well-being, as well as acts in memory, mood and concentration.

For women who use hormones to treat endometriosis, the regular practice of an exercise is an important ally to help in weight control.

First of all, you need to choose an activity or exercise that is aligned with the individual profile. walking, swimming, Pilates, bodybuilding, functional training, dance, cycling. The important thing is the regularity and pleasure involved in choosing. Ideally, look for exercise at least 30 minutes per day or 60 minutes of 3 a 4 times per week.