The pelvis consists of many different organs and structures including nerves, blood vessels, reproductive structures, urinary structures and bladder, and the bowel and rectum. Pelvic pain can be a symptom of infection or may arise from pain in non-reproductive internal organs, such as the bladder.
How pain is treated?
Pelvic pain treatment depends upon the cause of pain, how intense the pain is, and how often the pain happens. No single treatment method has been shown to be better than another in every case.
Some choices for pelvic pain treatment are;
Many kinds of medicines are used to treat pelvic pain including over-the-counter pain relievers, antidepressants and muscle relaxants. Take them as directed to reduce the swelling or they can also injected.
Take the heat
Heat helps in increasing blood flow, which might reduce your pain and for this heat can use as pelvic pain treatment. Sit in a tub full of warm water to get relief during flare-ups. A warm compress on your belly or a heating pad can work just as well.
Hormones helps in pain related to menstruation and endometriosis. Pelvic pain treatment include hormones that are injected, swallowed or placed in the uterus, such like birth control pills, gonadotropin-releasing hormone injections, or progestin-releasing intrauterine devices. Hormonal treatment for pelvic pain is not the same as hormone therapy that is sometimes used in women to treat the symptoms of menopause.
It’s really hard to even think about exercise when you feel you can’t get off the couch but you must. Exercise increases blood flow. And when you work out, your body releases feel-good chemicals called as endorphins. These are you body’s natural painkillers. Make 30 to 45 minutes of moderate exercise to part of your pelvic pain treatment. Exercise like speed walking at least 5 days a week can help to relieve your pain.
Some types muscle and connective tissue pain respond really well to physical therapy. Physical therapy might involve massage, strengthening, stretching, or learning to relax or to control pelvic muscles.
Just tweaking some of your habits as your pelvic pain treatment part can have an effect on your pain. If you smoke, quit. Because nicotine inflames nerves and triggers pain. If you’re overweight, try to shed the extra pounds to help ease pressure on nerves and, in turn, relieve pain.
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