Cervical erosion (cervical ectropion)
Cervical erosion(also known as a
cervical ectropion) is a partial or complete absence of the squamous epithelium of the cervix. The non-keratinising stratified squamous epithelium on the surface of the cervix and/or around the os (external opening) is replaced by glandular columnar epithelium from within the cervical canal. This endocervical tissue is red and granular, so it gives the cervix a red, eroded, and infected appearance.
Ectropioncan be associated with excessive but non-purulent vaginal discharge due to the increased surface area of columnar epithelium containing mucus-secreting glands. It may also give rise to post-coital bleeding as fine blood vessels present within the columnar epithelium are easily traumatized.
Cervical erosion and cervical cancer
Women suffering from
cervical erosionis most concerned about
cervical erosionwill not cause cancer, will develop into
cervical cancer. Indeed,
cervical ertropionbetween the two closely related to people suffering from
cervical erosionof the high incidence of cervical cancer. According to Lin Qiaozhi Gynecologic expert data,
cervical ectropionof women's cervical cancer incidence rate of 0.73 percent, with
cervical erosionwere only 0.10 percent. Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing and other places of the Census and Statistics cervical cancer, cervical found that there is no erosion than those who are rotten to the core with a high incidence of 5 to 10 times.
cervical ectropionin the incidence of cervical cancer than those with
cervical erosionhigh, generally considered vulnerable to a variety of cervical physical, chemical and biological factors such as the stimulation, in particular, trauma, hormones and viral factors have been so rotten to the core of the cervix Epithelial cell mutation active and easy to develop precancerous lesions, and then into cervical cancer. It was reported that the process of variation of up to seven or eight years, or even more than a decade. As a result, for patients with
cervical erosionshould be early detection and timely treatment for recovery. This is one of the major women's health, reproductive age woman is also a requirement for an annual gynecological examination of one of the main reasons.
Soy isoflavones against cervical ectropion and cervical cancer
Soy(Glycine max) contains compounds that have been effective against tumors. Genistein, an isoflavone found in soy, has been found in laboratory and animal studies to possess anti-cancer effects, such as blocking new blood vessel growth (anti-angiogenesis), acting as a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (a mechanism of many new cancer treatments), or causing cancer cell death (apoptosis). Until reliable human research is available, it remains unclear if dietary soy or soy isoflavone supplements are beneficial, harmful, or neutral in people with various types of cancer. Caution is advised when taking soy supplements, as numerous adverse effects including an increased risk of drug interactions are possible.
Soy can act as a food allergen similar to milk, eggs, peanuts, fish, and wheat.
The use of soy is often discouraged in patients with hormone-sensitive malignancies such as breast, ovarian, or uterine cancer, due to concerns about possible estrogen-like effects (which theoretically may stimulate tumor growth). Other hormone-sensitive conditions such as endometriosis may also theoretically be worsened. In laboratory studies, it is not clear if
isoflavonesstimulate or block the effects of estrogen or both (acting as a "receptor agonist/antagonist"). Until additional research is available, patients with these conditions should be cautious and speak with a qualified healthcare practitioner before starting use.
It is not known if soy or soy
isoflavonesshare the same side effects as estrogens, such as increased risk of blood clots. Preliminary studies suggest that soy
isoflavones, unlike estrogens, do not cause the lining of the uterus (endometrium) to build up.
So, is soy the next miracle food? Extensive research is starting to show the myriad of health benefits from soy, especially soy
isoflavonesare phytochemicals that are part of the soy protein. To date, many different
isoflavoneshave been identified, and each appears to have specific health implications.
isoflavonescalled daidzein and genistein may also help our bones conserve calcium and thereby reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Genistein is one of the
isoflavonesthat is especially beneficial in lowering blood cholesterol levels. Some
isoflavonesare believed to have anticarcinogenic properties, which may inhibit the growth of cancerous cells. The positive health benefits of soy and
How much do you need?
There are no current recommendations for the amount of soy, or
isoflavones, to consume each day for maximum health benefit. Some sources say 40-50 mg
isoflavones, or 1-4 servings of soy products, per day appears to be enough to have an influence on our health. People in Asian countries tend to consume much more than this, so the ultimate word is still out, but, 40-50 mg
isoflavones/day seems like a good place to start at this point.
Amounts of isoflavones in Joy of Soy recipes:
|Recipe Name||mg |
|Tofu Breakfast Burritos||20|
|Soy Sloppy Joes||17|
|Friday Night Supper||17|
|Creamy Herb Miso Dressing||4|
|Zesty Corn Muffins||2|
|Best Ever Snickerdoodles||1|
|Healthy Banana Apple Muffins||5|
|Banana Oat Pancakes||7|
|Better Bran Muffins||6|
|Curried Carrot Soup||5|
|Pasta with Cream Sauce and Mushrooms||16|
|Creamy Tomato Soup||48|
|Easy Day Vegetable Lasagna||5|
|Overnight Beans and Ham||13|
|Green Soybean Salad||35|
|Melissa's Marinated Vegetable and Tempeh Kabobs||20|