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What is Hormone Therapy and Should it be Used to Treat Endometriosis?

What is Hormone Therapy and Should it be Used to Treat Endometriosis?

The typical medical treatment for endometriosis provided by most OBGYNs consists of manipulating a woman’s hormones, primarily her estrogen and/or progesterone levels. The rationale behind this treatment is that estrogen tends to stimulate the growth of endometriosis and progesterone is believed to balance or stabilize
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Treating Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Women with Endometriosis & Other Pelvic Pain Conditions

Treating Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Women with Endometriosis & Other Pelvic Pain Conditions

Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) is a common condition in women with endometriosis and other pelvic pain conditions and occurs when the muscles that form the pelvic floor have tightened in response to chronic pelvic pain. Even after the original source of pelvic pain has been
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What is Adenomyosis?

What is Adenomyosis?

Adenomyosis is a condition of the uterus in which endometriotic tissue is found within the muscular walls of the uterus. Adenomyosis can be focal or diffuse. Focal adenomyosis also referred to as an adenomyoma, is when a tumorous growth of endometriotic tissue forms inside the
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Libby Hopton Moves to the United States and Joins VHI as Director of the Department of Research & Evidence Based Medicine

Libby Hopton Moves to the United States and Joins VHI as Director of the Department of Research & Evidence Based Medicine

It’s a great privilege to be a part of such a dedicated team of professionals. I’m excited at the unique opportunity that Vital Health has to offer with regard to research within the field of endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain. For those of you who