Past Issue

Volume 9, Supplement 1, Summer 2015 (Presented at 16th Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and 10th Royan Nursing and Midwifery Seminar) Pages: 107-108

Pnm-3: The Impact of Life Quality in The Incidence of Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a gynecological benign tumor that is estrogen-dependent, in this kind of disease uterus tissue grows into the pelvic cavity of ectopic, and 20-30% of these patients are infertile. Clinical symptoms such as dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia and depression and in some cases arise in asymptomatic. Because the lack of ovulation and menstruation, the pain relief during the pregnancy. Several studies suggest that endometriosis reduce the quality of life, loss of ability to work, social relationships and sexual dysfunction in women. The most important sections that have been studied in endometriosis are psychological and social dysfunction, declining employment, frustration and depression, negative impact on the attitude of individual about himself. It effects on the mental health and personality of individual. The quality of Life, the impact of environmental pollutants, toxins, lifestyle, age and environmental factors such as stress, poor nutrition, inadequate sleeping are the most important indicators in disease management. Endometriosis is a multi-factorial disease that is caused by both genetic and environmental factors. It will occur more with the urban life style, and the risk of environmental pollution in large cities and incidence of mother's disease in girls or one of the twins and also in close relatives. The proper nutritional supplements such as vitamin B-1 and B-9 and B-6, and fresh fruits and vegetables, exercise, use of Omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins E and selenium, emotional support of couple, learning the ways of reducing the anxiety and stress, as well as acceptance methods of assisted reproduction could have significant impacts on control disease.
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