Endometriosis

Dietary interventions for treating endometriosis

May 19, 2021

A systematic review of the effectiveness of dietary interventions to treat endometriosis in the journal Reproductive Sciences has found a potential benefit of the Mediterranean diet and antioxidant supplementation on endometriosis-associated pain.

Endometriosis impacts life on many levels

March 16, 2021

Research indicates that women with endometriosis are prone to physical, psychosocial, social, and sexual disturbances and obstetrical complications, according to a literature search of the impact of endometriosis on various aspects of reproductive health in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Pelvic floor physiotherapy for endometriosis

March 10, 2021

A prospective study in the journal Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology has found that women treated with pelvic floor physiotherapy showed a significant improvement in pelvic floor relaxation, superficial dyspareunia and chronic pelvic pain, in comparison to women who did not receive treatment.

Dienogest for endometriosis

March 10, 2021

A study in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology found that dienogest was effective in decreasing the size of endometrioma and reducing endometriosis-associated pain, along with a favorable safety and tolerability profile.

Clinico-pathological assessment of post-cesarean section abdominal wall endometriosis

February 25, 2021

A study of 30 women who had their post-cesarean section abdominal wall endometriomas (AWE) surgically removed found that the main symptom for detection and for surgery in two-thirds of cases was cyclic pain, whereas 13.3% of patients had no symptoms.