New research undertaken by researchers in Sweden have found a indicative link to an increased risk of some cancers. After examining the records of 65,000 patents, along with data from the National Swedish Cancer Registry the researchers found that women with Endometriosis were more likely to develop ovarian cancer, brain tumors, endocrine tumors, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The researchers also concluded that there was a decrease in risk for cervical cancer across the study group. The study found that the actual increase in risk was minor, it may prompt further research from other nations, such studies, if a link is found …continue reading
After a 10 year study of Danish women with endometriosis researchers have published a study indicating that a higher risk of Chron’s disease may be present.
A study undertaken over several years has indicated that the most extensive form of Endometriosis may be predicted by the severity of menstrual periods in teenage girls.
What can I do to prevent endometriosis? Although endometriosis is rarely life-threatening, it affects life on two very critical levels—well-being and fertility. Women are often surprised by the differences they can make in ending the misery of endometriosis.
Taking charge of the disease involves change. There is no getting away from it. it requires a real willingness to invest in yourself and alter some daily routines and ways of thinking about the disease, as follows.
A paper that was presented at the American Collage of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist’s Annual Clinical Meeting this year has said that Drinking Red Wine may be good for health and may help to prevent Endometriosis. The research in the paper has shown that mice with endometriosis were given doses of compunds found in soy and red wine the activity and growth rate of the tissue was decresed and the size also was reduced. In conclusion Sharai C. Amaya of Greenville Hospital in South Carolina along with her co-authors say “Further studies are required in humans to investigate the role of …continue reading
A while ago we posted a list of doctors as part of a post which is readable on: http://www.endosupp.com/2007/08/the-encounter/ We have recently updated a couple of details, however are planning on posting a more comprehensive list on the site. To do this we need your help! If you are aware of a doctor or surgeon who specialises in Endometriosis, please drop us a comment or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Starting a new series of articles – we are going to look at some alternative therapies that may help endometriosis sufferers. Whilst these are largely conjecture – we hope to help inform people and give reasons for these therapies working and back it up with any study data we can locate. This is to counter the crack-pot “cures” that do not exist and are proliferating the Endometriosis communities now, especially “cures” which are deamed authoritive because one person got relief, with no science behind them or cures. Often these can be more dangerous if the advice is followed naively. …continue reading
We’ve come across a site - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/endometriosis/htm/index.htm this has interactive and static descriptions of Endometriosis. For those who want a more colorful guide to endometriosis it is definately worth a look.
This relates to our U.S. readers only at present as far as we are aware – if anyone has other info let us know. First new treatment to be approved for Endometriosis in 15 years. Depo subQ provera 104 (yes it’s a mouthful – a form of Depo Provera) has been approved for treatment – the drug is made by Pfeizer and contains 104 mg medroxyprogesterone acetate and can treat endometriosis pain as effectively as leuprolide acetate, but is associated with significantly less bone loss over the course of treatment. It also has fewer side effects also associated with prior …continue reading
Chronically Ill Enthusiastically Anticipate Virtual Internet Conference Sept 8-12 Press Release posted on http://www.sbwire.com/news/view/21215 - some excerpts are below for your reading pleasure as normal… Traveling expenses, hard beds, peers wearing too much perfume, long treks to conference rooms, and exhausting days make up the typical conference–all which make it nearly impossible for the chronically ill to attend events where they can find encouragement and education. National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week’s “virtual” conference online is more than just practical. It’s necessary One of the ways to meet the needs of the chronically ill is to provide the type of …continue reading