Endometriosis is a common disease that affects about 1 in 10 women. Endometriosis occurs when the lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterus onto other organs and areas of the pelvic cavity including the fallopian tubes, ovaries, and bladder. As you go through your menstrual cycles, this tissue responds to the rise and […]
Pelvic pain is not something most women want to discuss, but it’s more common than many realize. Most women will experience at least some form of pelvic discomfort in her lifetime, and chronic pelvic pain — pain that lasts for six months or longer. Despite its prevalence, pelvic pain is not widely understood in the […]
Excision: The Gold Standard in Endometriosis Treatment
Excision or resection of endometriosis is quickly becoming the gold standard of endometriosis treatment. It is proven that excisional therapy has better outcomes for long term pain and increased fertility for those who desire children.
What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is the most common finding associated with pain in women of reproductive age. A diagnosis brings up the question “what is endometriosis?” from the patient. It is arguably the most common cause of pain, and it deserves most of the bad press it receives. In many cases, endometriosis causes pain associated […]