Endometriosis: Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Unit

Updated 1 June 2022 under Health Guides.

Everyone has experienced physical pain at least once in their life, it doesn’t always feel good, but knowing how to manage it can make all the difference. Unfortunately, the challenging […]

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Endometriosis: Symptom Quiz

Updated 13 August 2021 under Health Guides.

Young women with endometriosis usually have certain symptoms. The following quiz was created to help you find out if you have one or more of the most common symptoms associated […]

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Is it possible to have endometriosis if you’re not sexually active? Is it safe to take birth control pills for endometriosis, if I am not sexually active?

Updated 29 June 2021 under Ask Us.

Endometriosis can affect any young woman, regardless of whether or not they are sexually active. Unfortunately, researchers aren’t sure what causes endometriosis, although we do know it’s more common in […]

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Endometriosis: Píldoras Hormonales Continuas

Updated 21 August 2020 under Guías de la Salud.

El tratamiento hormonal combinado es muy eficaz para el tratamiento de la endometriosis. El tratamiento hormonal no “cura” la endometriosis, pero puede ayudar a controlar el dolor al detener los […]

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Endometriosis: Lidiando con Dolor

Updated 21 August 2020 under Guías de la Salud.

Aunque todas experimentan el dolor en diferentes maneras, puede ser útil pensar en tu dolor de dos maneras: el dolor físico que tienes y cómo el dolor afecta tu vida. […]

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I have very painful periods. Should I go on the pill? Will that help?

Updated 23 July 2018 under Ask Us.

While it is normal for some girls to have cramps during the first few days of their period, “very painful periods” are not. If your pain prevents you from going […]

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I suffer a lot during the first day of my period. What may be the reason? Help!

Updated 20 March 2018 under Ask Us.

It’s common for many girls to have mild pain with their periods a couple of days each month because the uterus tightens and relaxes to move the blood out. Some […]

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How do I know when to go to the ER when having period cramps? My lower back and legs are in pain, and my entire pelvic area is throbbing in pain. I can barely stand up.

Updated 23 August 2016 under Ask Us.

It is normal to have mild cramps or no cramps during your period but it is not normal to have the pain that you describe. Cramps should not limit your […]

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Endometriosis: Synarel (Naferelin acetate)

Updated 21 August 2020 under Health Guides.

Nafarelin acetate is the generic name for “Synarel,” a medicine that is used to treat endometriosis. It is a type of gonatropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRH agonist) medicine. GnRH agonist medicines […]

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