As we know pelvic organ prolapse usually happen to women who affect to pregnant that may cause bad effects in their bodies. One of the most popular disease is pelvic organ prolapse. This refers to the ligaments and the muscles of the pelvic organs weaken and it leads to the organs to slip out of their positions. This article will talk about symptoms and prevention of pelvic organ prolapse.
The main symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse:
∙ Feel pain when bowel and urination movement.
∙ Sometimes an unpleasant sensation and pressure bulging on the vagina cause discomfort.
∙ Start urination movement several times.
∙ During the intercourse the urine is leaked.
∙ Urinary problems such as incontinence for release of urine or urgent or a frequent need to urinate.
∙ Bowel movements problems such as: constipation or need a support of the behind vaginal wall to have a bowel movement.
∙ These symptoms will become worse by jumping, standing or lifting and feel relieved by lying down.
The prevention ways of pelvic organ prolapse:
The cause of this disease is the results of childbirth and heavy labor. Though you cannot prevent the pelvic organ prolapse by childbearing, but you can control the developing of the pelvic organ prolapse. One of the most common ways is change lifestyle.
∙ Avoid jumping and heavy lifting.
∙ Take Kegel exercises to strengthen the muscles that will support the pelvic organs.
∙ Not smoking. When smoking the chronic cough will happen and thus this can cause or strengthen speed of pelvic organ prolapse.
∙ Lose weight in the case overweight and keep up a healthy weight for your body. regularly check your BMI (body mass index) by using a weight calculator.
∙ Have a high-fibre diet and relieve stress to avoid constipation.
∙ For women who are in menopause time can use the estrogen that will strengthen or preserve the pelvic tissues. Estrogen can be used in pill, as HRT (hormone replacement therapy) or ERT (estrogen replacement therapy) that are combined with progesterone.
Many researches have said that the oral estrogen in the HRT or ERT are not reliable to those are suffering from urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Because oral estrogen has some complications and side effects so we should not to use HRT for treating these cases. However with estrogen that is a vaginal tablets, a low-dose vaginal cream. Using these low-dose forms will have fewer risks.
Using estrogen can make skin softer, thicker and smoother. Besides it can also push the pelvic floor tissues and keep moistness in women’s vaginal. Thus you can try to use a topical vaginal cream that contains estrogen in the vaginal area. Remember that if you are intending to use estrogen, you should talk to your physician about applying or taking it.
Now you have known about symptoms and some ways to prevent pelvic organ prolapse with this article. You should take care of your healthy regularly.