Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/23/2016 -- There are conditions that women are more likely to be susceptible to, and it they include uterine fibroids. While there are pharmaceutical drugs used for the condition, there are also natural remedies that are potentially helpful for sufferers.
Uterine fibroids sufferers may find a potential solution from curcumin use. This condition is considered a benign tumor that arises from the overgrowth of connective tissue or smooth muscle around the womb.
"Turmeric contains a phytochemical called curcumin, which is thought to be responsible for the spice's therapeutic benefits," said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O'Sullivan.
According to healthcare professionals, it has not been known yet what causes the condition, but the risk factors include obesity or just being overweight. African-Americans are also thought to be more susceptible to the condition. Among the symptoms of the condition are frequent urination, abdominal pain, heavy periods, and reproductive problems.
Research reveals that curcumin contains anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial properties. It is thought to have the ability to inhibit the uterine tumor cell proliferation. Excessive smooth muscle cell growth in and around the uterus appear as lumps in the uterine wall. They typically post major threats in women's reproductive health.
Curcumin is thought to bind with and activate PPAR-Y (peroxisome proliferators-activated receptor-gamma), which is a cellular human receptor of several organs. This receptor is involved in the inhibition of fibroid growth.
PPAR-Y activates when bound by inflammatory molecules, and when it does, it helps inhibit the proliferation and growth of the target cells. Curcumin has been shown to have the ability to bind the receptor.
In the uterus, curcumin is thought to bind PPAR-Y on the tissue cells and activate it, which results in the management of the unnecessary overgrowth. This inhibition process is believed to lead to the healing of fibroids.
Curcumin also has the potential to induce the programmed cell death in the condition. Stopping the overgrowth is not enough to get rid of the condition. The lumps of tumor also need to be killed and removed completely. Curcumin, through inducing the programmed cell death, could potentially control and heal the disorder in a natural way.
It was also found that curcumin could reduce the fibroid formation in the uterus, which prevents the development of fibrosis. It also inhibits the development of blood vessels in the tumor lumps. Lastly, curcumin is believed to act as a powerful anti-inflammatory substance, regulate the inflammation in the uterine tissues, and promote healing.
Individuals who suffer from the condition and who want to resort to natural remedies may use curcumin supplements. The most popular curcumin supplements are those that contain bioavailability-enhancing ingredients, such as the black pepper called BioPerine (http://amazon.com/Turmeric-Curcumin-Complex-BioPerine-Bio-availability/dp/B00JA4TLTI/).
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