My Account   |   View Cart
Phone Number for Health Supplements

Information on Prolapse of the Uterus


Notes, Nutrients, Herbs/Supplements, and Advice

Back to Disorder Library

Prolapse of the Uterus


About

Prolapse of the Uterus is a result of pelvic muscles that have become weak or injured. Backache, incontinence, painful intercourse, a heavy feeling, constipation, and discomfort may be indicators of a prolapsed uterus.

Notes


  • Consider natural progesterone replacement instead of estrogen therapy.
  • Kegel's exercises may be helpful in strengthening muscles in the pelvic floor.
  • Talk to your doctor about getting a pessary shaped like a ring to support your uterus. Also discuss possible side effects like problems with intercourse, irritation, bad odor, and infection.
  • The uterus can be resuspended through surgery for women who still want to have children. Women who are finished bearing children may consider vaginal hysterectomy. Know how this latter option will affect you before proceeding with it.
  • When no symptoms are present in prolapsed, it is not necessary to receive treatment for it. An individualized exercise program, however, may be beneficial.
Helpful nutrients for this condition.


Calcium
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Helps with muscle tone and metabolism.

Magnesium
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Helps with muscle tone and metabolism.

L-Carnitine
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Strengthens uterine muscle.

L-Glycine
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Slows degeneration of muscles.

Branched-chain amino acid complex
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Helps in the healing of muscles.

Cranberries
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Promotes healthy bladder function. Guards against incontinency. Capsule or pure, unsweetened juice are recommended.

Multivitamin and mineral complex
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Helps with tissue healing and reconstruction.

Vitamin C
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Manages bladder infections. Strengthens immune system. Esterified form is recommended.

Zinc
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Enhances immune system. Helps support bones. Good for enzyme systems. Zinc gluconate lozenges or OptiZinc are recommended.


Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.


Buchu
Type: Internal
Purposes: Eases inflammation. Helps with bladder problems.

Cranberries
Type: Internal
Purposes: Helps with bladder control.
Dosage: Capsule or unsweetened juice.

Damiana
Type: Internal
Purposes: Controls hormones in females. Enhances oxygen flow to the genitals.

Ginger
Type: Internal
Purposes: Aids with bowel problems.

Advice


  • Never strain during a bowel movement.
  • To keep from constipation use fiber daily.
  • Your diet should consume of 75% raw foods and vegetables.