Endometriosis elevates risk of heart disease in adolescent women

Women with endometriosis are more likely to develop chest pain, heart disease or probably need a treatment for blocked arteries.

Zee Media Bureau/Sumit Channa

New Delhi: A new study has revealed that women having endometriosis are at a higher risk of heart disease. Endometriosis is a chronic and painful health condition that majorly affects the reproductive organs.

Women with endometriosis are more likely to develop chest pain, heart disease or probably need a treatment for blocked arteries.

The pain can sometimes be excruciating which eventually develops anxiety and depression in women.

Since it does not have a full-fledged treatment, however, there are certain tips that can lessen the risk of a heart disease. Read below:

Essential to stay active

At least 20 to 30 minutes of moderate physical exercise is a must for the women with this condition.

Being physically active can help improve pain symptoms and also reduce the chances of a heart attack.

Diet

Eating healthy fats, having a low carb, low sugar diet is another essential thing. Include healthy proteins such as fish and poultry in your daily diet. Consuming balanced diet works well in this condition.

Maintain healthy weight

If you are overweight or think that you are on the run of gaining it, take a step back. Control your diet which can decrease chronic inflammation, that is one of the major issues with endometriosis and heart disease.

Don't smoke

If you are a smoker, it is advisable to kick the butt as soon as possible. Women who smoke are definitely at a higher risk of developing a heart ailment.

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