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National Endometriosis Awareness Month

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

Our deep dive into Endometriosis research continues this week with a review of research published in 2018 in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology titled, “A prospective cohort study of meat and fish consumption and endometriosis risk.” This is the fifth article we publish to raise awareness about this condition during National Endometriosis Awareness Month, and a good follow-up to last week’s review of a pilot trial about omega-3 fatty acids to treat endometriosis.

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

We continue our focus on Endometriosis Awareness Month with today’s post on Endo and diet. Dietary choices are potentially modifiable risk factors known to impact a number of conditions ranging from cardiovascular disease to some cancers, among others. The research reviewed this week assesses the potential impact of omega-3 fatty acids on pain associated with endometriosis.

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

The Creighton Model: From Skepticism to Pregnancy. This week, we share the story of how a fertility awareness-based method (FABM) helped diagnose and treat endometriosis, making it possible for a couple to conceive their first child. Kyndall Stucky, RN enjoyed interviewing this couple during the popular FACTS fertility awareness online elective we teach through Georgetown University School of Medicine.

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

This is a summary of an article published in 2017 in Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports titled, “Endometriosis: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Clinical Management.” It was written by Jessica Cooper, a fourth-year medical student who participated in the fertility awareness online elective taught by FACTS through Georgetown University School of Medicine.

FACTS Speaker Feature: Fr. James Holland, RN, CNS

FACTS Speaker Feature: Fr. James Holland, RN, CNS

Over the past year, we have featured a FACTS-trained speaker monthly to highlight the diversity and expertise of our talented presenters. Our series continues this month with Fr. James Holland, RN, a registered nurse and clinical nurse specialist (CNS) in Russellton, PA. He has been an active member of FACTS since 2014 and a FACTS presenter for the last three years. He is in the process of completing his education as a Marquette Model instructor. We are grateful for his support and many contributions to the success of our webinar program!

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

During National Endometriosis Awareness Month, we will publish several reviews of research and topical articles about this common condition. Today we begin with a post on Endometriosis in Adolescence. We are also excited to share two interviews with patients for whom using a fertility awareness-based method (FABM) supported an earlier diagnosis of endometriosis as well as effective treatment of the root cause of their symptoms. Stay tuned to FACTS throughout March for more insights!

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