Natural Remedies to Deal with Ovary Pain
Plagued by ovary pain? Check out some natural remedies that you can do that are inexpensive.
Are you a female that is constantly plagued with ovary pain? Do you have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).? Do you particularly have a problem with ovary pain during menstruation? Have you wondered if there is a natural way to get rid of ovary pain and perhaps preventing cysts from forming to begin with? You’ll need to consult with your healthcare provider to find out the most probable cause of your ovary cysts and pain before pursuing a particular treatment. Bear in mind that there is a difference between benign cysts and ovarian cancer and you need to know what you have in order to pursue some course of action. Fortunately, ovarian cysts are common and cancer is not. If ovarian cancer runs in your family, you have more concern for alarm. Let your doctor known your family history soon as possible.
Pain Relievers or Birth Control Pills
Dealing with ovary pain can be easy enough if it isn’t too severe. NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatories) such as aspirin, naproxin or ibuprofen can help. You might consider taking MidolTM. Many women report successful pain relief with this old favorite. If you have a serious pain problem the doctor may suggest to take birth control pills to help regulate your menstrual cycle. This may relieve the pain you are experiencing. On the other hand, he/she may prescribe a pain medication depending on your particular situation.
There are all natural remedies for ovary pain if this is the way you want to go. One of the easiest and least expensive way of dealing with ovary pain is to use heat. There are hot packs available at the pharmacy that can be put in the microwave and heated quickly. They hold heat for a long time and are very convenient. They can be used over and over again for years to come and well worth the price. These packs can also be put in the freezer and used as cold packs as well.
Tub Soaks and Warm Tea
If you can, you might consider taking a long tub soak. This way warm water covers most of your body bringing about pain relief everywhere. It’s not uncommon to experience joint pain during this time due to inflammation. You might try putting oatmeal in the water or perhaps some lavender oil. Both have medicinal benefits and good for aches and pains. This should help relieve ovary pain. Don’t forget to have some herbal tea and in particular chamomile, white or mint tea. These teas don’t contain caffeine and will help to relax you.
Prevent Cysts with Diet Change
If you are interested in preventing ovarian cysts from forming, there are ways to do that as well. Depending on your particular cyst problem, these remedies may not work for you. Again discuss this with your healthcare provider before trying any home remedy. First line of attack is to change your diet. Make sure you have plenty of fruits and vegetables in your diet. However, don’t over eat. Stay away from estrogen-rich foods such as red meat (beef) and fatty diary products. Stick to low fat protein sources. Make sure you take in plenty of powerful antioxidants into your system. One general cause of cysts is due to hormonal imbalances and/or insulin problems. Don’t take in processed sugars and keep a low carbohydrate diet. Eat complex carbs only and in moderation. Drink herbal teas everyday as they are full of antioxidants that protect your cells from oxidative stress and helping to prevent cancer. Consider trying blue cohosh or borage oil supplements. These are known for the inhibition of cyst formation and ovary pain relieving properties.