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March is Endometriosis awareness month!

Mar 25, 2021
 March is Endometriosis awareness month!
For moreEndometriosis is caused by endometrial tissue (uterine tissue) that is present outside of the uterus. Endometriosis can cause numerous symptoms, including pelvic pain, urinary pain, infertility, heavy menstrual bleeding, pain during sex,...

For moreEndometriosis is caused by endometrial tissue (uterine tissue) that is present outside of the uterus. Endometriosis can cause numerous symptoms, including pelvic pain, urinary pain, infertility, heavy menstrual bleeding, pain during sex, and constipation.

There are many treatments for endometriosis. Every individual is unique and may have differing success rates with different treatments.

Options for treatment include:

-Hormones

-NSAIDS/pain relievers (ibuprofen, medical cannabis, etc)

-Pelvic floor therapy 

-Lifestyle changes (exercise, diet change, stopping smoking)

-Surgery (to remove abnormal endometrial tissue)

-Alternative (aromatherapy, acupuncture, massage)

-Treatment of other health issues (depression, anxiety, etc)

Chronic pain and heavy periods should always be evaluated. Give us a call if you would like to make an appointment to discuss any of these symptoms. 701-264-2500