Endometriosis resources including support groups, self-help books, articles, coping, and a glossary

The UNHysterectomy
22 May 2012

This excellent book, “UNHysterectomy”, provides a step-by-step guide for women seeking relief from heavy bleeding and/or endometriosis, and who wish to avoid the drastic step of having a hysterectomy.

Endometriosis: Science and practice
26 April 2012

“Endometriosis: Science and Practice” is the most complete compilation of everything known about endometriosis from basic science, therapeutic outcome, and impact of the disease. A must read for everyone interested in moving the field of endometriosis forward.

Painful intercourse
6 January 2012

Painful intercourse – painful sex – is common with endometriosis. This article provides suggestions of how to make sex possible for those with dyspareunia.

A History of Endometriosis
9 September 2011

A History of Endometriosis by Ronald Batt MD takes us on a scientific (and entertaining!) journey from the early science of endometriosis leading to today’s understanding of the disease.

Talking with your doctor
8 August 2011

Helpful advice on how to prepare and communicate effectively with your physician to decide on your treatment for endometriosis.

Finding an endometriosis specialist
23 June 2011

Tips on how to find a specialist in endometriosis and what to bear in mind when choosing your physician.

Tips for dealing with side effects associated with drug treatments
22 June 2011

Dealing with side effects of drugs for endometriosis that put women into an artificial menopause. How to combat hot flushes, etc, due to Lupron, Zoladex and other GnRH analogues.

Communications: one way to understand endometriosis
22 June 2011

John Blondin talks about the difficulties of dealing with endometriosis in a relationshiphip and how communication is key!

Endometriosis: Current management and future trends
10 May 2011

In “Endometriosis: current management and future trends” Juan Garcia-Velasco and Botros Rizk have assembled an exceptional collection of papers from eminent sources – a veritable who’s who of endometriosis publications.

When others don’t understand
27 April 2011

Endometriosis can be difficult to understand for partners, friends, family, colleagues. This article explains long-term effect of endometriosis and how partners/family can be supportive.

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