Uterine fibroid is the most common benign (not cancerous) tumor of a woman’s uterus (womb). They are tumors of the smooth muscle that is normally found in the wall of the uterus. They can develop within the uterine wall itself or attach to it. They may grow as a single tumor or in clusters.
Some women have small fibroid with no symptoms. Others have fibroids that grow and cause pain, bleeding between periods, and excessive bleeding during periods. Estrogen, growth hormone, blood sugar and other substances stimulates the growth of fibroids.
Natural fibroids remedies are being used now more than ever. Medical researches have linked fibroid as a result of iodine deficiency. Fibroids grow in normal breast and female reproductive organs, which essentially contains the highest concentration of iodine in the body.
Iodine plays an important role in maintaining normal function of the gland. It is important for the production of hormones, which regulate the growth and development. In iodine deficiency, hormone imbalance occurs. This can lead to the development of such abnormal growth of fibroid tumors.
Most fibroids are benign tumors. Different treatment with iodine has been found effective in reducing the size and slowly dissolve fibroids.
Lugol’s solution can be used to paint the skin and soaking treatment of iodine is found to be effective in slowly dissolving uterine fibroids, cervical growth and other growth inside and outside of the uterus.
Iodine supplements were found to be effective in reducing the size of the fibroid tumor. Lugol’s solution can also be taken orally, 2 drops or 12.5 mg daily. More can be taken for better results, make sure to take vitamins C, B vitamins and selenium to aid absorption.
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