This myth can actually be traced back to Hippocrates in 5th century BC. He believed that women had “wandering wombs” that caused “hysteria” and that only by having sex and procreation with a man, would they be cured. I’d like to believe we’ve advanced our
Yesterday in the New York Times endometriosis patient Sindha Agha (not my patient) wrote a thought-provoking op-ed about her adventures in pharmaceutical hormone treatment for her endometriosis. What struck me the most about her accounts was the repetitive nature of hormones the care providers she saw offered. Over and
On Wednesday, December 6th, tune in to Dr. Christiane Northrup’s online radio show Flourish! as Dr. Cook discusses the realities and myths of endometriosis and pelvic pain, and why many patients are misdiagnosed and misunderstood. The radio segment called Stop Endometrioses and Pelvic Pain will
Endometriosis not only affects women, it also affects their families and partners. Crossfit did a great video on the husband of a former patient and their journey with Endometriosis. Check it out here.