New Delhi: Periods are not an easy trip for some women. Several health complications can cause the menstrual cycle to go haywire and result in an extremely uncomfortable and painful experience. One such condition is adenomyosis. The growth of endometrial tissue into the walls of the uterus is known as adenomyosis. This can result in uterus enlargement and heavy/painful menstruation. Adenomyosis - Causes and symptoms So far, the cause of adenomyosis remains unknown but according to speculations, it may have something to do with the growth of invasive tissue, stem cell, childbirth-related uterine inflammation, etc. Some symptoms of adenomyosis are:Pressure in abdomenExcessive menstrual bleeding Severe cramping Painful sex Pelvic painAdenomyosis - Diagnosis and treatmentThe diagnosis of adenomyosis may involve a pelvic exam, ultrasound, and MRI. Treatment methods may include hysterectomy, anti-inflammatory drugs, and hormone medications. Adenomyosis managementSome methods of adenomyosis management may include:Application of heating pads.Following a regular fitness schedule. Staying up to date with doctor's appointments.Taking medications and supplements on time.Maintaining a healthy and balanced dietary routine.Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.