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Natural pain management for Endo?

Hi Ladies,

I was wondering if anybody knew of any ways to minimize pain without painkillers? Specific fruit, veg, vitamins etc?? I am in a lot of pain but I have been taking way too many painkillers and I'm worried about the negative effects it could have on my stomach, liver and my personality. I work in an office 9-5 and I'm finding it increasingly hard to focus and work properly while suffering the pain but I also have the worry of overtaking painkillers in the back of my mind :(

Any advice would be greatly appreiciated.

Much love xxx

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Ginger is suppose to be good and bit d, but I've tried lots and no help, I like you take to many pain killers sometimes and would love to cut back xx

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Hi, I take a vitamin B complex with a probiotic included, I have found that this really helps. The B vitamins help with the bodies red blood cell formation and also convert glucose into energy, I also try to keep my carbohydrates to a minimum just before my period.

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i second the recommendation of the period repair manual, so so helpful! Also there a book called 'Endometriosis: A Key to Healing Through Nutrition' which is supposed to be quite good although i've not read it yet myself.

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Thank you so much! I'll definitely have to look into the book

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hey!

I found a nutritional therapist who specialises in women's health and hormones who really helped me, i would def recommend doing the same if possible. It just helped to have someone outline everything and talk me through why certain dietary changes would help. i've seen a lot of success with it.

hope this is helpful!

Hannah x

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Did you find that this was expensive? x

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Turmeric is a natural anti inflammatory. It needs to be taken with pepper and oil so it absorbs rather than passes through the system - if you google it you'll be able to find the exact recipe but I've found its a really great complimentary therapy x

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I've heard fab things about Tumeric thanks so much for the recommendation x

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