Resources

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


Book cover for 100 Questions and Answers about Endometriosis 100 questions and answers about endometriosis
18 November 2008

“100 questions and answers about endometriosis” by David Redwine examines the benefits and flaws of current treatments and allows the reader to make educated decisions about their treatment.

Family and partners of those with endometriosis
22 June 2008

Support for family and partners of women with endometriosis. Suggestions of how to communicate, explain endometriosis, and how to deal with painful sex (intercourse/dyspareunia).

Teenagers and endometriosis
29 May 2008

by Lone Hummelshoj It is an old myth that teenagers do not get endometriosis. In fact, some research indicate that up to two thirds of women with endometriosis have symptoms before they are 20 years old [1]. This means that symptoms in adolescent girls need to be taken very serious indeed, whilst still recognising that […]

Endometriosis and pregnancy (and breastfeeding)
29 May 2008

by Ros Wood Pregnancy generally leads to an improvement in endometriosis symptoms, particularly during the latter months of pregnancy. However, some women experience a worsening of symptoms, particularly during the first three months. It is believed that the beneficial effects are due to the high levels of progesterone produced during pregnancy. It is thought that […]

Dietary modification to alleviate endometriosis symptoms
30 September 2007

Nutritionist Dian Shepperson Mills talks with Dr Mark Perloe about how nutrition can play a role in improving fertility and reducing the symptoms of endometriosis.

Book cover for Living with lung and colon endometriosis Living with lung and colon endometriosis: catamenial pneumothorax
25 February 2007

“Living with lung and colon endometriosis: catamenial pneumothorax” outlines Glynis Wallace’s 13-year experience with pulmonary endometriosis through narrative summaries from the physicians who attempted to control this disease.

Book cover for Modern management of endometriosis Modern management of endometriosis
26 September 2006

“Modern management of endometriosis”, written by an internationally recognised team of experts, and edited by Christopher Sutton, Kevin Jones and David Adamson, covers the full range of surgical and medical interventions for diagnosing and treating endometriosis.

Endometriosis in clinical practice
26 September 2005

“Endometriosis in clinical practice” edited by David Olive is a colour illustrated project bringing together 37 international experts to demonstrate what is known about endometriosis and the clinical implications for the woman suffering from the disease.

Book cover for Explaining endometriosis Explaining endometriosis
25 September 2005

“Explaining endometriosis”, by Ros Wood and Lorraine Henderson, is the first book written for women with endometriosis with clear and accurate information about endometriosis and its treatments, enabling women to make well-informed treatment decisions. It is an excellent tool for partners and family also.

Book cover for What to do when the doctor says it's endometriosis What to do when the doctor says it’s endometriosis
25 September 2005

“What to do when the doctor says it’s endometriosis”, by Tom Lyons MD, provides easy to understand advice on easing the pain of endometriosis and learning about the disease’s impact on fertility.

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