Up to 30% of women between the ages of 35 and 50 have fibroids, begins growth that occur on the walls of the uterus. In many cases fibroids are too small to be detected and cause no symptoms.
However, whom they grow large and become symptomatic, it is necessary to seek treatment for pair and other problems the fibroids cause. Since the medical treatments for fibroids often have negative side effects, many women seek natural ways to shrink fibroids.
While scientists are not definitely sure what causes fibroids, a few factor seems to be at play, more about these may help a patient determine what course of treatment is right for them. Drugs and other treatment methods and constantly being tested, with new options emerging frequently. Here are some of the fruits and food that can be of help when treating fibroids.
These are foods which are parts of an anti-estrogen eating plan. The idea is to exclude foods from you diet which are likely to encourage estrogen production and is doing so, hopefully reduce the size of fibroids, prevent further growths and reduce symptoms of fibroids. Vegetables and fruits like broccoli, cabbage, bokchoy kale, turnip, water cress, radish and rocket (arugula). These are cruciferous vegetables which can help the liver detox and rid of the body of excess estrogens. Avoid over cooking vegetables. Foods which can detoxify the blood are garlic, carrots, beets and artichokes. Drink plenty of water to help detoxification.
Citrus Fruit: Vitamin C is very important nutrient required for the treatment of uterine fibroids. Vitamin C is found in fruits such as lemon, oranges, limes and grape fruits.
Other foods such as strawberries, kiwis, lemon, tomatoes and bell peppers contain high amount of Vitamin C.