Inverted Uterus During Delivery

Filed under: Issues - 25 Feb 2013  | Spread the word !

There can occur many complications during delivery. One of them is inverted uterus during labor. This means that the uterus is turned out, also named inverted and it protrudes through the cervix and then into or through the vagina.


A woman’s uterus may also be inverted if the placent is firmly attached and doctors pull hard to remove it. An interved uterus is a complication that requires medical emergency and must be treated very fast. Usually, this problem is solved by doctors by returning the uterus to its normal position by hand.


In many cases, the patient needs to take pain relievers and sometimes even general anesthesy is required. Fortunately, most women recover fully after this procedure. In specific cases, surgery is required to return the uterus to its normal position.


This is not the most dangerous complication that can emerge during giving birth. There are others life threatening complications such as placenta accreta, excessive uterine and uterus bleeding, uterine rupture and amniotic fluid embolism.

All these complications are very rare, but in all cases prompt diagnosis and treatments are crucial. In some cases, blood transfusions and assistance with breathing may be required.


Fortunately, medicine evolved very much and now there are many other new tools that can save the life of women and their babies or preventing health complications during delivery. Thus, survival rates are increased for mothers and babies.

Foods To Avoid If You Have Uterine Fibroids

Filed under: Advice - 18 Feb 2013  | Spread the word !

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumor growths within the muscle of the uterus. They aren’t considered life-threatening, but they affect women of reproductive years. The symptoms of uterine fibroids are heavier bleeding, fatigue, reproductive changes, bladder pressure and bloating.


Women that suffer from uterine fibroids should avoid certain foods that can harm them even more. By avoiding the following foods, women with uterine fibroids can lessen the symtpoms they experience:

Sugar is one of the foods that all specialists say you should avoid. Sugar determine your immune system to release antibodies and hormones that stimulate your body to fight off foreign materials and diseases. It also leads to high insulin levels, which usually can lead to lower sex-hormone binding globulin. This helps your body bin d excess estrogen and deactivate it.


Coffee and tea can enhance the symptoms you experience. They decrease the amount of iron your body absorbs and can cause to heavy bleeding.


Meat and poultry are given steroids to grow for meat, but these steroids affect your body. Ingesting them can lead to higher estrogen activity in your body, which causes fibroids to grow as well. The best way is to choose organically fed and grown meat.

Canned foods contain chemical estrogens and xenoestrogens, produces when canned foods come in contact with the pereoleum-based lining of cans. These chemicals can cause increased circulating levels of the estrogen.


Milk, cheese and yogurt contain a fatty acid called arachidonic acid. When this acid is excessive in your body, it determines your body release prostaglandins – pro-inflammatory immune system products.

Enriched processed foods such as white rice, white bread, regular pasta contain little fiber, which can increase bloating with uterine fibroids.

Avoid all these foods and you won’t experience unpleasant symptoms. You will be healthier and have more energy than before.