Trisha came to see me for her problematic periods which were getting heavier and extremely painful with every month that passed by. She never thought that it was in any way abnormal until she reached the point where she had to be admitted in ER for blood transfusion. Her iron stores were depleted and she was left with no energy. She was released from the hospital with a prescription of few iron pills, nobody bothered addressing the issue of the painful and heavy periods. This became a routine where she had to go to the hospital every month for blood transfusion after shedding blood each menstrual cycle.
Later her family doctor ordered a few tests to rule out possible reasons for her condition. Her scans showed that she had fibroids. Her doctor advised her Uterine Artery Embolization, to shut off blood supply to the fibroids and other areas of the uterus. She went ahead with the surgery only to find no relief. She dealt with excruciating pain every month. Her periods were getting even more intense. Another scan revealed that she was having numerous fibroids and Uterine Artery Embolization was not an option. Now she was advised to go for a hysterectomy as her doctor suspected she has endometriosis. Bleeding to death every month was not easy but she couldn’t convince herself for the hysterectomy and instead started to look for other options. One of her friends, who was my patient, referred her to me.
After full consultation, I came to know about various aspects of her life. Her symptoms guided me to choose a constitutional remedy to treat her endometriosis. After a couple of months’ treatment the bleeding and pain both decreased. She is still under my care. Her latest scan showed only two tiny fibroids. I am quite hopeful that next scan will show no fibroids.