Commentary - Allied Journal of Medical Research (2021) Volume 5, Issue 3
Treatment for endometriosis.
Endometriosis (EM) is one of the common gynaecological conditions causing menstrual and pelvic pain and affects 10 percent –15 percent of women of reproductive age. In recent years, the complementary and alternative medical (CAM) treatment for EM has become popular due to the few adverse reactions reported. Herbs (herbal prescription, extract, and patent), acupuncture, microwave physiotherapy, and Chinese herb medicine enema are all examples of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments for EM (CHM enema). When compared to hormonal and surgical treatments, these CAM therapies are effective at relieving dysmenorrhoea, shrinking adnexal masses, and promoting pregnancy, with fewer unpleasant side effects. We focus on the current state of CAM on EM in this review, and we try to identify therapeutic efficacy and mechanisms based on clinical and experimental studiesAuthor(s): Sai Kong