Latest Developments in the Treatment of Endometriosis

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What are the latest diagnosis and treatment options for endometriosis? How to get pregnant if you have endometriosis? Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Hugh Taylor, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, at the Yale School of Medicine.


+ Highlights of the show (click to expand)

  • What is endometriosis?
  • What causes some women to develop endometriosis and other women to not develop it?
  • Is there a genetic component? Is endometriosis inherited?
  • Is there a connection to the number of sexual partners a woman has had and her odds of getting endometriosis?
  • What environmental factors or environmental toxins may affect a woman’s chance of developing endometriosis?
  • What are the symptoms of endometriosis?
  • What are the less common symptoms of endometriosis?
  • What are the 5 most common and most effective treatments for endometriosis?
  • What is the latest research showing us for diagnosis and treatment?
  • How to get pregnant with endometriosis?
  • What percentage of women with endometriosis are infertile?
  • Does the severity of endometriosis and endometriosis symptoms correlate with the odds of it impacting a woman’s fertility?
  • How does endometriosis affect fertility? What part of the disease makes it difficult to conceive?
  • Does endometriosis cause miscarriage?
  • Is it important to have a definitive diagnosis of endometriosis before you begin treatment?
  • Does endometriosis affect a woman’s chances of conceiving, or does it primarily impact her ability to carry a pregnancy to term?
  • Are there other health implications associated with endometriosis?
  • Is endometriosis a type of cancer or similar to cancer?
  • Are women with endometriosis at increased risk for cancer?
  • Alternative treatments for endometriosis or supplements that may be effective.


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