Endometriosis

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Natural Treatments for Endometriosis

Learn about the natural treatments for endometriosis, a common condition that causes painful periods and pelvic pain, among other symptoms. Endometriosis is a health disorder in which the tissue that forms the lining of the uterus (called the...

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Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a disorder in which the uterine lining grows outside of the uterus. Reviewed by a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist.

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Can Depo-Provera Treat Endometriosis?

There is no cure for endometriosis, but the FDA has approved Depo-Provera for endometriosis-related pain. Why is Depo-Provera an effective treatment? Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus (the...

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Using Hysterectomy to Treat Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common reason for a hysterectomy but surgery does not provide a cure. Find out why you may still experience endometriosis pain. Endometriosis is a disease in which tissue that normally grows inside the uterus grows outside the...

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Symptoms of Endometriosis

Endometriosis symptoms can be so severe they interfere with your life, or you may have silent endometriosis. Learn more. Endometriosis symptoms vary from woman to woman. Some women will have many symptoms. Others will have no symptoms...

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The Genetics of Endometriosis

Genetic studies are exploring how genes influence the risk of endometriosis, which seems to run in families. Reviewed by a board-certified physician. Genetics may play a role in the risk of endometriosis. Research is shedding light on how...

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How Endometriosis Can Cause Infertility

While endometriosis can cause infertility in some women, there are treatments that may help couples who want to conceive. Endometriosis is a condition where the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows outside of the uterus. It is an abnormal and...

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How Endometriosis Is Diagnosed

Despite increased awareness, endometriosis can be challenging to diagnose, even with a pelvic exam, blood tests, imaging tests, and laparoscopy. Learn why. Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which the lining of the uterus, called the...

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Can an Endometriosis Diet Help You Conceive?

Can a change to an endometriosis diet help you get pregnant? Read about what the latest research has to say about it. Currently, there is little research directly connecting diet and fertility for women with endometriosis. There are no...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Endometriosis

Endometriosis generally affects women between ages 15 and 49. No one knows the cause of the disorder, but age, genetics, weight, and menstrual cycles play a part. Learn more. Endometriosis is a condition in which the lining of the uterus, called the...

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