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Diet Chart For Adenomyosis

About Diet Chart Food Items To Limit Do's And Dont's Food Items You Can Easily Consume

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Adenomyosis disease occurs in women who are in their 40s and 50s. It happens when the endometrium cells grow inside the inner tissue walls of the uterus. The muscular wall of the uterus gets thick or enlarged. Women suffering from adenomyosis can cause difficulty in getting pregnant or sustaining its pregnancy. If the patient is kept on a right diet then it will help her in fast recovery.

Adenomyosis diet should exclude the following:

  1. Do not consume alcohol, coffee, and cigarettes. It will affect the vascular contraction resulting in abnormal menstrual periods.
  2. The patient should avoid too sweet or salty food and eat less cold food.
  3. Do not consume acidic food such as rice vinegar, pickles, cherry, jujube, mango, apricot, plum, and lemon.
  4. Do not eat spicy food like chili, pepper, garlic, and onion. Such type of food will intensify the pelvic congestion and inflammation.

Adenomyosis diet should include the following:

  1. In daily menu include milk product, one cup berries, three servings of salads with fruits and vegetables, whole grain cereals and one tablespoon of olive oil.
  2. Drink at least 1.5-liter water every day. You can also drink raspberry juice or orange juice.
  3. To improve your immune system, consume plenty of protein both from vegetables and Animals.
  4. To maintain normal metabolism rate for your body eat food rich in carbohydrate, consume fruits and vegetables rich in minerals and vitamins.
  5. Take food rich in omega-3 fatty acids like fish oil, pumpkin seeds, and walnuts.

Diet Chart

Sunday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Chicken sandwich(4 slice bread) + 1 cup skimmed milk.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 Portion fruit salad(Avoid cherry, mango, apricot, plum and lemon)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Tofu Veg pulav rice 1.5 cup+ 1 cup Low fat curd.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 Spinach beetroot salad
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)3 roti/ Chapati+ Lady's finger sabji 1/2 cup.
Monday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)chappati-3+ Egg roast 1/2 cup/ 1cup egg curry( 2 egg)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)green gram sprouts 1 cup
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)4 Roti+1/2 cup salad + Fish curry (Mackerel 80 gm).
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 Portion fruit salad(Avoid cherry, mango, apricot, plum and lemon)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)3 Roti / chapati+ Tomato sabji 1/2 cup.
Tuesday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Soya flour Uthappam 2 +Tomato /green chutney + 1 glass skimmed milk.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 Portion fruit salad(Avoid cherry, mango, apricot, plum and lemon)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1.5 cup rice+Kidney beans curry 1 cup + Tuna fry( 80g)+ Lady's finger sabji 1/2 cup.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 cup broccoli salad.
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Wheat dosa 3 + 1 cup Bitter guard subji.
Wednesday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Besan cheela 3 + 1 tbs green chutney+ 1 boiled egg
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 Portion fruit salad(Avoid cherry, mango, apricot, plum and lemon)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)4 chapati+Oyster roast(6 medium Oysters)+ Dhal 1/2 cup+ cucumber salad 1/2 cup.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 cup low fat milk.
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Broken wheat upma 1 cup+ 1/2 cup green beans sabji
Thursday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Mushroom Paratha 2 + Tomato chutney.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)plane Yoghurt with raw vegetables / grilled vegetables -1 cup
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1.5 cup rice+ chicken curry( 150 gm chicken)+ Palak sabji 1/2 cup+ 1/2 cup low fat curd.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 Portion fruit salad(Avoid cherry, mango, apricot, plum and lemon)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)3 Roti/ chapati+ 1/2 cup mix veg curry
Friday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Oats upma 1 cup + 1 boiled egg.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 Portion fruit salad(Avoid cherry, mango, apricot, plum and lemon)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1.5 cup rice+ Mushroom curry 1/2 cup + Lady's finger sabji 1/2 cup.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 cup soy milk
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)3 Roti / chapati+Ridge gourd sabji 1/2 cup.
Saturday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM) Paneer Paratha 3+ Green chutney.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 cup boilled black channa.
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1/2 cup rice + 3 medium chapati+ Fish masala 1 cup( Sardine 80 g)+ Snake gourd sabji 1/2 cup.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 Portion fruit salad(Avoid cherry, mango, apricot, plum and lemon)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Broken wheat upma 1 cup+ 1/2 cup green beans sabji

Food Items To Limit

  1. Grains : White rice, refined grain like maida
  2. Fruits : Lemon, mango, banana, watermelon, cherry
  3. Vegetables : Bitter gourd, cauliflower, onion
  4. Non-Veg Itmes : Hemp pepper, red chillies
  5. Other products : Too much salty, junk food, oily food, cake, sweet meat, alcohol, dark chocolate, coffee

Do's And Dont's

Do's & Don'ts:

  1. Replenish enough minerals while maintaining a balanced diet, and avoid food too sweet or too salty. Eat more vegetables, fruits, chicken, fish, etc.
  2. Acidic food is inadvisable for adenomyosis patients. Acidic food such as rice vinegar, pickles, cherry, zizyphus jujube, mango, apricot, plum, lemon, all have the effects of convergence and astringency.
  3. Patients with adenomyosis should stop eating acrid food. Spicy and excitant food can aggravate the pelvic congestion and inflammation, and they can also cause excessive uterine muscle contraction, thus exacerbating the symptoms of dysmenorrhea.
  4. Coffee and cigarettes should be avoided for adenomyosis patients. Coffee and cigarettes will affect the vascular contraction.
  5. Patients with adenomyosis should eat less cold food. Common cold food includes cold drinks, watermelon, banana, balsam pear, etc. In addition, blowing air conditioning is prohibited in summer.

Food Items You Can Easily Consume

  1. Grains : Bran cereals, Brown Rice, Wheat Pasta, Oats
  2. Fruits : Apple, Berry, Grapes, Papaya, Pears, Coconut, Kiwi
  3. Vegetables : Green leafy vegetables, cabaage, spinach, carrot, beans, peas, potatoes, coriander
  4. Spice/Oils : Mint, Turmeric, Sumin, Olive oil
  5. Other Products: Wheat grass, walnuts, almonds, hazelnut, Aloe vera, organic butter, cocunut milk

Popular Questions & Answers

Sir, uterus is enlarged in size. A hypoechoic sol (3.81*4.26 cm) is seen in myometrium. Cervix appear clearly. Endometrium not clearly delineated. Uterus =6.49*9.79*5.13 cm. This hypoechoic sol was 1 cm before 7 months ago. Can you tell me surgery is needed or not? And is it dangerous?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
1) it is sonologist who sees can opine whether it is fibroid. 2) if fibroid need of surgery depends on complaints. 3) examining gynecologist can have full picture in front of him/her to suggest. I am at kandivali west.

44 yrs. Diagnosed with adenomyosis. History of arterial clot in right hand. Put on ponstan. For one day this month I had pink discharge and then on second day it was red blood on toilet paper for half an hour and then it stopped. Would this be a period. Lmp august 28. Stomach feels hard and having pain in stomach, on and offf dizziness. Underneath neck feels stiff. Is adenomyosis progressing?

MBBS, M.D., Dip.in pelvic surgey,
Gynaecologist, Kottayam
Adenomyosis is a condition, which is not effectively treated by drugs.(including hormones) at the age of 44 if you have inter menstrual spotting or bleeding, better to get a d&c done by a gynecologist and wait for hpr. The treatment is to be sched...

I am suffering from adenomyosis as I have very heavy bleeding for 2 days plus after periods I also suffer a lot with thigh pain and sometimes frequent urination which has affected my quality of life. Doctor has advised for mirena iud insertion. But there are a lot of horror stories about mirena and its side effects. please suggest is it a wise decision.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
apparently there are two treatment for adenoyif your family is complete and you are above 40 yes you can go for hysterectomy,otherwise go for mirena insertion.in the initial few months you may have intermenstrual spotting or increased bleeding.but...
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I'm suffering form Adenomyosis problem. Doctor suggest to use fibroease 10 mg .for three months I used for three day but no results i'm suffering bleed.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Expecting result in 3 days is premature. Most of the medical problems need personally taking detailed medical history and examination with the need for detailed reports so meet concerned doctor- gynecologist.

Diagnosed with adenomyosis. 44 years. Taking ponstan forte but still having abdominal cramps and pelvic pressure. Lmp aug 28. Is adenomyosis getting worse? Since two months taking ponstan does’t seem to help. Irregular periods.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
treatment for adenomyosis is either hysterectomy or cyclical progesterone therapy or mirena insertion ( type of iud releasing levonorgestrel). as you're 44 yrs ,if pain is severe you can go for hysterectomy.Or you can take progesterone tablets cyc...

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