Saturday 22 April 2023

Tried and Tested Endometriosis Management Plan #ENDOCHAMPIONS


The lifestyle of an endometriosis patient does play a crucial role in how well she fares in living with the disease which mostly runs for years. 

In my last few articles, I covered how stress and constant fatigue and sleep deprivation take a toll on our health and we kind of miss the hold on our life. 

Today I want to share a tried and tested endometriosis management plan I have arrived at after a lot of permutations and combinations. It incorporates all the learnings I have had in terms of things that help us in living peacefully with endometriosis from a patient's point of view. 

So the two golden rules of endometriosis management are mild exercise daily and 100% discipline in the diet. If you can do this your symptoms will be sorted to a fair level along with the right medicines. 

I am sharing my current routine of most days with you which I try to follow mostly without fail along with my Ayurvedic Medication specific to my symptoms and disease extent, prescribed by SKK Panchkarma in Janakpuri Delhi, and no this is not a sponsored post.

I get up around 4-5 a.m. and finish my meditations and writing followed by prepping the kid for school and other routines. 

At 7 a.m. I sip my therapeutic turmeric-ginger-cinnamon concoction with my empty stomach Ayurvedic medication.

At 8a.m. I go for a walk in the forest behind my home. I walk for 30 minutes to 1 hour at a speed my body feels comfortable with because consistency matters more to me. Sometimes I pant within the first few minutes as my body is tired, that day I walk taking a lot of breaks diverting myself by clicking pictures of Mother Nature, dancing peacocks, or documenting my own walks. While resting I often pen some poems and articles because the words that flow out of my heart in the mornings are extremely healing and give my heart unparalleled joy. 

At 9 a.m. I practice mild yoga and pranayama whenever I can. I also love swimming but here in Delhi, I am still not able to finalize a place where I can be a regular because as soon as we shifted here the world was hit by the pandemic. Before my Laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis in 2019 I used to love gymming but now I bleed profusely whenever I try so for endometriosis patients like me long nature walks and yoga are extremely satiating and comforting. 

You can choose any form of mild workout depending upon what suits you but you must work hard in building the habit of doing it at least 5-6 times a week. Do it early morn and you will feel energetic post it as your body gets used to it. We are activating our body machinery this way and keeping it functioning smoothly and not withering away due to the disease. 

At 10a.m. I shower, pray, and then I have my breakfast mostly fruits or Poha or smoothies or stuffed not gluten Roti with Chach, as I am restricted by my so far very effective Ayurvedic medicine, to avoid five categories of food which are as follows:

  1. No refined foods, oil, flour, or sugar 
  2. No dairy other than chach or half a cup of milk in a day 
  3. No packeted or processed food 
  4. No bakery 
  5. Mostly no gluten 

Shall continue sharing the details in my tomorrow’s post, I hope this helps someone in need. 


You too can become an #ENDOCHAMPION and help us spread awareness about this whole body inflammation by sharing our posts and connecting with anyone in need. Trust me together we can make a big difference because this disease and its ignorance can be really harsh and as a patient, I myself have contemplated suicide several times and would like to save many others from the agony. You can join the support group by clicking here: Endometriosis Awareness and Support Group India

If not anything else just by letting them share their pain with us, we can soothe them. I will be grateful for any support from you on this. You can read my EndoJourney here: 

A Tribute to an Endometriosis Warrior on a Mission

During April, I will pen several eye-opening posts about this disease. Kindly keep sharing them so that more and more people become aware of the available solutions for this otherwise nontreatable condition.

You can read the previous posts of this series below:

A: An earnest endeavor: Launch of Endometriosis Awareness and Support Group India

B: Be Alert: What is endometriosis and important FAQs on it

C: Can Endometriosis be cured? Comparison of Allopathy Vs Homeopathy Vs Ayurveda Treatments Available

D: Detailed Diagnosis of Endometriosis in India

E: Endometriosis treatment cost in India

F: Fertility Issues Due to Endometriosis in India

G: Good news is Ayurveda treats endometriosis completely

H: Hysterectomy as a Treatment for Endometriosis

I: Involvement of a Family Member in an Endometriosis Patient’s Life is Vital

J: Joint Pain In Endometriosis

K: Knowledge of the Do’s and Don’ts of endometriosis

L: List of Home Remedies in Endometriosis

M: Menopause helps in relieving Endometriosis- Truth or Myth? 

N: Note that every endometriosis patient is at risk for Adenomyosis

O: One must be aware of the Side Effects of Endometriosis Medication 

P: Power to defeat the disease lies in our subconscious

Q: Quickly evaluating if Stress is the Cause or the Result of Endometriosis

R: Researches on Endometriosis

S: Sleep Disruption and Fatigue in Endometriosis

Hi everyone, thanks for dropping by, this is my eighth consecutive #BlogchatterA2Z and global #AtoZchallenge, and this year I am penning about Endometriosis. I will so look forward to your feedback, please do let me know how you are finding it, in all earnestly. In case you wish to check out what I wrote in the last 5 challenges here are the links for 201620172018 201920202021, and 2022.

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