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Endometrial Hyperplasia

Information about Endometrial Hyperplasia

We Have to Know about the Endometrial Hyperplasia

  • Endometrial hyperplasia occurs when the uterine lining (endometrium) grows too thick as a result of estrogen stimulation
  • Women with irregular menstrual cycles who don’t ovulate are more likely to have Endometrial hyperplasia
  • Endometrial hyperplasia is a non-cancerous condition

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  • Irregular menstrual periods?

Causes of Endometrial Hyperplasia

  • Endometrial hyperplasia most often is caused by excess estrogen without progesterone. If ovulation does not occur, progesterone is not made, and the lining is not shed. The endometrium may continue to grow in response to estrogen. The cells that make up the lining may crowd together and may become abnormal

Do’s and Don’ts of Endometrial Hyperplasia

  • Seek the doctor

Signs & Symptoms of Endometrial Hyperplasia

  • Vaginal discharge
  • Abdominal pain
  • Bleeding between menstrual periods
  • Heavy or prolonged menstrual periods

Medical advice for Endometrial Hyperplasia

  • When menstrual cycle is irregular

Risk factors of Endometrial Hyperplasia

  • Women who are at risk for developing endometrial hyperplasia:
  • Experiencing menopause
  • Skip menstrual periods or have no periods at all
  • Overweight
  • Have diabetes
  • Have polycystic ovary syndrome

Treatment for Endometrial Hyperplasia

  • Medicines
  • Surgery for some cases

Self-care for Endometrial Hyperplasia

  • Eating healthy food
  • Avoiding junk food

Investigations for Endometrial Hyperplasia

  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Ultrasound
  • Hysteroscopy
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