Causes of Endometriosis
Endometriosis occurs when cells are similar to that line the uterus, is found in the other parts of the body. It is very common in a woman's pelvis & it affects a woman’s reproductive system.
The endometrial cells may start to grow and form patches on the pelvis or pelvic organ. The cells have the same menstrual changes outside the uterus as inside the uterus. It may bleed at the same time as your period. The causes of endometriosis may differ from women to women such as
- Problem with Menstrual Flow:
Menstrual blood enters into the Fallopian tube and the pelvis instead of leaving the body in the usual way.
- Embryonic cell growth:
These cells are lining in the abdomen & pelvis develop into the endometrial tissues with in the cavities.
- Endometrial Cells:
In these hormones, transfer the cells outside the uterus into the cells similar to those lining the inside of the uterus is known as endometrial cells.
- Retrograde menstruation:
It happens when menstrual blood flows back through your Fallopian tubes into your pelvic organ instead of menstrual blood leaving your body through the vagina.
- Surgical scar:
It is also possible for the menstrual blood to leak into the pelvic organ through a surgical scar, such as Hysterectomy or C-section.
- Fetal Development:
The endometriosis might be developing in the fetal period or fetus with misplaced cell tissue that begins to respond to the hormones of puberty.
The conversion of the normal pelvic tissue into endometriosis.
The other possible factors that may role in causing endometriosis are:
- Having first pregnancy at an older age
- Heavy bleeding during periods, and periods lasting longer than five days
- Regularly having fewer than 27 days between periods or having shorter regular cycles
- Changes in the immune cells
- Low body weight
- Alcohol use