Endometriosis Pain Can Now Be Treated With Botox: Here’s What You Need to Know
Endometriosis may have a cure. (Photo Credits: Pixabay)

Endometriosis may have a cure or solution to the piercing pain. Endometriosis affects about 176 million women, worldwide, regardless of race and ethnicity. It’s a condition where the endometrium grows outside the uterus. The tissues are supposed to grow inside the uterus but they end up growing outside the uterus, on the surrounding area. It usually has the ovaries, fallopian tubes and the tissue lining your pelvis involved. The pain may occur when the woman is menstruating or pre-menstruation and post-menstruation. Sex Positions for Endometriosis Pain: 5 Positions to Reduce Discomfort in Women.

Though there is no cause for endometriosis yet, researchers may have found out a way to ease the pain that women go through. A new study is showing results for pain related to endometriosis. Endometriosis cannot be cured but it can be helped with treatments and therapy. Many women experience pain even after their endometriosis has been treated as best as it can be. There’s a botox injection for endometriosis pain. Researchers used botulinum toxin shots to treat the pain.

For the research, 14 women received injections for endometriosis pain for four months. By the end of the second month, women noticed a noticeable change. Some women also said the pain was mild to non-existent. They informed the researchers their use of painkillers had reduced since the experiment. Women noticed improvement with time as the procedure progressed. This experiment did not include women who had been surgically treated for their endometriosis.  Endometriosis Cause Discovered By Scientists Who Are Hopeful of a Cure Soon.

Botulinum toxin works by blocking acetylcholine from nerve cells. Acetylcholine is responsible for commanding the muscles to contract. If there is no contact between the muscle and nerves, the muscle relaxes. The neurologist and NINDS program director Barbara Karp, MD says, “Relaxing the muscle is probably not the only way it works. Botulinum toxin also blocks the release of other chemical messages involved in sending pain signals to the brain.”. This is not a permanent treatment but a step towards it.