Understanding Endometriosis E-book

Understanding Endometriosis E-book

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"Endometriosis is a very common gynaecological condition which can affect up to 15 percent of all women. Half of all women with endometriosis will be infertile. After fibroids, endometriosis is the most common gynaecological problem. The National Endometriosis Society estimates that between 1.5 and 2 million women in Britain have endometriosis. In the US that number is closer to 5 million.
"Endometriosis is more common in childless women over the age of 30. It is now believed that endometriosis is sensitive to oestrogen; therefore, women who have had more cycles, without a break for pregnancy, will have had more exposure to the female hormones. Today, with more and more women putting off having children until their later years, the incidence of endometriosis-linked infertility is increasing.

How does endometriosis cause infertility?
"Not only is endometriosis more common in older, childless women, but it can cause scarring that can block the fallopian tubes so severely that they are unable to pick up an egg at ovulation. Furthermore, the ovaries themselves may become scarred, which means that ovulation may occur but the egg becomes entrapped in scar tissue.

What is endometriosis?
"Endometriosis is a condition in which the lining of the womb (the endometrium) implants and grows outside the womb itself. These endometrial implants can grow in the pelvis, fallopian tubes, ovaries, bowel and bladder. More uncommonly, they can also crop up in the lung, heart, eye, armpit or knee.
"Wherever it grows, the womb lining responds to the natural hormone cycle and bleeds every time a period occurs. When women bleed normally throughout menstruation, blood leaves the body through the vagina. However, in the case of endometriosis, the blood has no outlet and becomes trapped in the tissue, causing pain, inflammation, cysts and scar tissue. You may find..."

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Contents
Endometriosis E-book 1
Endometriosis 2
Table of Contents 3
Disclaimer 5
Copyright 5
Endometriosis 6
How does endometriosis cause infertility? 6
What is endometriosis? 6
Endometriosis, the Menopause and HRT 7
What are the symptoms? 7
What’s the cause? 8
How do you know if you have endometriosis? 8
Laparoscopy 9
Ultrasound 9
What treatment can you be offered by your doctor? 11
Drugs 11
The contraceptive pill 11
Progestogen-only pills (synthetic progesterone) 11
Danazol 11
Danazol vaginal ring 11
Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) Analogues 12
Goserelin 12
The limits of conventional medicine 12
Surgical Techniques 13
Surgery using diathermy or laser 13
Helica thermal coagulator 13
Hysterectomy 13
Jane 14
What natural treatment could be effective? 15
Dietary changes 15
What about calcium? 16
Are you overweight? 16
Boost your immune system 16
Jennifer 17
Supplements 18
The B vitamins 18
Vitamin E 18
Vitamin C and bioflavonoids 18
Magnesium 18
Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) 19
Herbs 19
Hormone balance 19
Period pains 20
Exercise 20
Controlling excess oestrogen 20
The Integrated Treatment Plan 21
If you are under 35 and not planning to get pregnant 21
If you are under 35 and planning to get pregnant 21
If you are over 35 and not planning to get pregnant 21
If you are over 35 and planning to get pregnant 21
Anyone who wishes to become pregnant 22
Your Supplement Plan 23
In Summary 24
The Next Step 25
Other E-books in this Series 26
References 27

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