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Tag: treatment

Treating PCOS

So you’ve had a diagnosis and now it’s time to look at your treatment options. There is no single treatment which will cure PCOS but you can find treatments for the individual symptoms. If your BMI is over 30 your doctor will probably advise you to work on losing weight and getting your BMI down […]

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Treating Endometriosis

How endometriosis is treated depends on your symptoms, age, the extent of the disease, and your personal preferences. Endometriosis cannot be physically removed without surgery.  Most treatment focuses on managing the pain, preserving fertility, and delaying the progress of endo. Pain Relief Over-the-counter pain relievers such as aspirin and acetaminophen (Tylenol) are useful for mild cramping and […]

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Diagnosing Endometriosis

So you suspect you have endo but first you need a diagnosis. Diagnosis If a doctor suspects endometriosis, the first step will be to perform a pelvic exam to try to feel if implants are present.Very often there is no strong evidence of endometriosis from a physical exam. The only way to make a definitive diagnosis […]