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Ep32: The Way We Face Our Problems

How many of us feel like we react to difficult situations in ways we don’t want to? They say that the only thing we can truly control in life is the way we face our problems, yet most of us feel like we have no control at all over our reactions! In this episode, we…

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Ep31: Orilissa and Lupron. Part 2A – How Effective is Orilissa?

Orilissa is a new oral GnRh antagonist that is being prescribed to manage endo symptoms. Today we look at the data to see how effective it actually is at treating pain. We explore the data from the clinical trials on Orilissa, the data hidden in the supplemental appendix of the published research, and the conclusions…

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Ep30: Orilissa and Lupron. Part 1 – Big Pharma’s Influence on Endo Information

Why are doctors so misinformed about endo treatment, and the benefits, risks, and limitations of GnRh drugs like Orilissa and Lupron? We talk about how drug companies are influencing both the doctor and the patient through marketing tactics, “awareness” campaigns, underwriting medical education credits for doctors, and more. We also talk about the lack of…

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Ep29: What Do You Believe About Your Illness and Yourself?

Do you have beliefs about yourself or your illness that are limiting you in some way. For example: limiting your growth, your opportunities, or your chances to feel better? Often times our beliefs are subconscious and we don’t even realize we have them or how they are affecting us. We talk about how to figure…

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Ep28: How to Stick to Your Health Habits, Routines, and Goals

Health is built on habits, routines, and goals. Yet how do we stick to the habits we want? There is a whole science, and an art, to building habits. Today we’ll discuss them and give tips to make habit formation easier. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE: insixteenyears.com

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Ep27: Take Back Control of Your Life from Endometriosis

Do you ever feel like endo is in charge of your life, and not you? How can we take back control over our lives, and take back our power from endo? We talk about several ways we can take back our lives – on both a physical and emotional level – from the grips of…

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Ep26: Using Mindfulness to Appreciate Moments We Aren’t Sick

Do you ever feel like endo has robbed you of your life? It can feel like our lives bounce from one sick moment to another, with no escape from pain and suffering. Learning to be mindful and pay attention to the present moment can help us see that our lives are more than pain, and…

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Ep25: Improving the Experience of Your Period

For many endo suffers, our period is our most dreaded time of the month. Some of us might even be terrified of getting our period because of the excruciating pain it can bring. We might plan our lives around our period, because it completely incapacitates us. In this episode, we talk about some things we…

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Ep24: Traveling with Endometriosis

Going on vacation presents a lot of opportunities for endo to flare: the travel itself, different food, a bed that’s not your own, stress, being on the go, indulgences of food and drink we might not normally partake in. It’s no surprise that traveling, or even just a holiday or special occasion that we celebrate,…

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Ep23: How to Deal When People Comment on What You Eat

People love to make comments about what you are eating, especially if you have chosen to eat a certain way that is different than the mainstream – such as the endo diet, gluten free, sugar free, paleo, AIP, low FODMAP, etc. It’s hard enough to follow a special diet as it is. Throw in rude,…

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