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Category: Endometriosis & Pelvic Pain

Should I Have a Hysterectomy?
The Endometriosis – Ovarian Cancer Connection (part 2)

The Endometriosis – Ovarian Cancer Connection (part 2)

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To really understand the issue of endometriosis and ovarian cancer we need to keep several things in perspective, including the following:

– does the information in a scientific study apply to you as an individual

– how good is the data and what are the shortcomings

– what is actual risk of the situation affecting you

– what is the actual change in the risk for any given factor

– what can you do to change or reduce the risk in question

The Role of Pre-Sacral Neurectomy in Treating Painful Periods, Painful Sex and Endometriosis Pain
The Role of Pre-Sacral Neurectomy in Treating Painful Periods, Painful Sex and Endometriosis Pain

The Role of Pre-Sacral Neurectomy in Treating Painful Periods, Painful Sex and Endometriosis Pain

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I have been asked about the effectiveness of pre-sacral neurectomy (PSN) in providing pain relief and if it should be routinely performed as a part of endometriosis and pelvic pain surgery. For those of you not familiar with this term (PSN), it is a nerve cutting procedure done during laparoscopy in an attempt to decrease pelvic pain. This should not be confused with another similar procedure,

Vital Health Endometriosis Center provides Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Healthcare

Vital Health Endometriosis Center provides Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Healthcare

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Dr. Cook describes how his 20-year journey to understand and treat endometriosis led to creating Vital Health Endometriosis Center’s comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach that includes traditional western medical specialties and several integrative, proactive approaches.