Endometrosis and Adenomyosis
We talk with Dr. Julie Lamb about endometriosis and adenomyosis. Dr. Lamb is a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist practicing at Pacific Northwest Fertility in Seattle and Bellevue and serves as clinical faculty at the University of Washington.
In this episode, we cover:
- What is endometriosis?
- What are the symptoms of endometriosis?
- What is the cause of endometriosis?
- Is there a genetic link to endometriosis?
- What factors increase your risk of developing endometriosis?
- Does having endometriosis make you at greater risk for cancer?
- How is endometriosis diagnosed?
- Is a definitive diagnosis necessary before treatment?
- How is endometriosis treated?
- When should laparoscopic surgery to remove the endometriosis lesions be considered for the treatment of endometriosis?
- When should hysterectomy be considered for treatment of endometriosis?
- What are endometriomas?
- What method is best for removing endometrial lesions: laser, electrical pulse, or other?
- Is it possible to cure endometriosis?
- What options are available to treat endometriosis on the fallopian tubes?
- How does endometriosis affect fertility?
- Does endometriosis affect the success of infertility treatment?
- What is adenomyosis and how does it differ from endometriosis?
- Adenomyosis vs. Fibroids
- What are the symptoms of adenomyosis?
- Is there a genetic link to adenomyosis?
- How is adenomyosis diagnosed?
- How is adenomyosis treated?
- Does adenomyosis affect the success of infertility treatment?
- More common in Black or Asian or Latina women?
- Can endometriosis be treated through diet or lifestyle changes?
Don’t miss an episode. Be sure to subscribe.
Leave us a rating or review.
Music Credit: Michael Ashworth
Image Credit: Andrea Piacquadio