The Complete Reference For Taking Charge of Your Health
||Endometriosis: The Complete Reference
for Taking Charge of Your Health is the companion volume to The Endometriosis
two volumes cover in-depth all the
important information about endometriosis
(of course, we're always
adding new pieces of the endo puzzle,
through the Association's international
newsletter which all members receive).
If you are a woman or girl with endo or a family member of
someone with endo, you can't afford to be without these two
ENDOMETRIOSIS: THE COMPLETE
REFERENCE FOR TAKING CHARGE
OF YOUR HEALTH by Mary Lou Ballweg & the Endometriosis Association
I. TREATMENTS: A BROADENING SMORGASBORD
Includes chapters covering pain management, drug treatments,
choosing a surgeon, immunotherapy (the newest
treatment for endo), diet and nutrition, and infertility.
II. VITAL NEW INFORMATION ON ENDOMETRIOSIS
Covers the immune system, the cancer connection, helping
teens with endo, menopause, hormone replacement, and
III. RESEARCH LEADS THE ENDO MOVEMENT IN NEW
New research findings and information on public awareness.
“I did extensive research in medical
libraries after my surgery, but I found the
Endometriosis Association to be the most
comprehensive and best source of information
on the subject. You create order, focus and
useful information out of overwhelming and
complex sources of research and data."
– Nancy, Virginia
by Mary Lou Ballweg and the Endometriosis
Definitive Guide to Current Treatment Options, the Latest
Research, Common Myths About the Disease, and Coping Strategies Both
Physical and Emotional
The Endometriosis Sourcebook is almost 500 pages of the information
that women with endo most want to know. It is the most comprehensive,
authoritative, and up-to-date resource on endo available.
Its also very personal, drawing on the words of Association
members to bring home the impact that endometriosis has on
real women. Includes information about treatment options,
strategies for coping with the disease and its effects on
you and those around you, and the latest research findingsas
well as the adventures of Joe with Endo, from
Association president Mary Lou Ballwegs popular cartoon
strip. In its 6th Printing!
Endometriosis Sourcebook Table of Contents
Opening words from Mary Lou Ballweg,
co-founder of the Association.
for a Puzzling Disease
Endometriosis and pain (including
pain management and how to deal with the stigma of chronic pain);
surgical treatments; medical treatments (Lupron, Synarel, Zoladex,
Suprefact, Decapeptyl, danazol, progestogens, gestrinone, Provera,
oral contraceptives); endometriosis of the intestines; endometriosis
and the urinary tract; infertility and endometriosis; pregnancy
and labor for women with endometriosis; traditional Chinese
medicine and the treatment of endometriosis.
How to cope with endometriosis based
on research; why professionals say its all in your
head"; men and endometriosis; tips for partners and family
members; coping with painful sex; building the doctor-patient
relationship (including communicating with your doctor and help
in finding good doctors); the patients perspective on
Endometriosis and environmental toxins;
immunological findings in dioxin monkey colony; how to avoid
dioxins and PCBs; evaluating your homeis it a health hazard?
Together Worldwide to Conquer Endometriosis
The Associations outreach all
over the world, including Brazil, Germany, Japan, South Africa,
and Taiwan; activities of sister groups in Australia and Great
It is imperative to be an intelligent consumer. This book
will enable the woman with endometriosis to be just that."
David Olive, M.D., San Francisco, CA
|Endometriosis: Libro de consulta
por Mary Lou Ballweg y la Asociación de Endometriosis
Este libro es un recurso excelente
para los que buscan a información
precisa sobre esta enfermedad
medicina médica y alternativa
- Investigaciones más recientes
- Mitos comunes
- Embarazo, parto y experiencias
- Estrategias físicas y
- Casos reales inspiradores
A Key to Healing Through Nutrition
by Dian Shepperson Mills, M.A. and Michael Vernon, Ph.D., HCLD
has shown that certain nutritional changes can alleviate symptoms
in some women with endo. This book is an excellent resource
to help you begin making changes in your diet.