In this review of endometriosis in adolescents, Callie Takahashi recounts a personal experience from college that stuck in her mind over the years and piqued an interest in this important topic.
Executive Director’s Note: Stefanie Navarette shares an enlightening interview that explores the connection between hormones and seizures, as well as the role a fertility awareness-based method can play in pinpointing the cause.
The Link Between Endometriosis and Chronic Diseases: Empowering Clinicians to Screen More Effectively
Despite a high prevalence of endometriosis in the general population, its cause remains poorly understood. Through his summary of a research review, “Endometriosis: a high-risk population for major chronic diseases?”
Endometriosis is a disease in which cells from the uterine endometrial lining are found outside the uterus in the pelvic or abdominal cavities.
This review of endometriosis and infertility incorporates the medical applications of charting the female cycle with fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) to diagnose and/or manage endometriosis.
Teaching young girls and adolescents to chart their cycles provides day-to-day documentation of ovulatory cycles, bleeding patterns, the presence or absence of healthy cervical mucus patterns, and more