Medical Care

Our podcast episodes related to medical treatment of endometriosis, such as finding a doctor, surgery

Ep42: Improving Gut Health. Part 2

We jump right into tips for helping your gut health, explaining about fermented foods, chemical and mechanical digestion, intermittent fasting, purifying the toxins in our tap water, and supplements. Amy also explains how healing our gut is individual to everyone depending on the root cause, and how she healed her gut 3 different times from…

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Ep41: Improving Gut Health. Part 1

Gut health is so important! Our gut plays a vital role not only in our digestion but in the health of our full body. In this episode, we explain in detail about the gut microbiome as well as the gut-brain connection. We give tips about probiotics, prebiotics, resistant starch, and other ways to keep the…

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Ep39: The Potential Long Term Risks of Lupron

Lupron is commonly prescribed for the treatment of endometriosis symptoms, but patients – and even doctors! – are not always fully informed of the side effects that can occur from taking this medication. Since Lupron has been on the market for over 30 years, there is much information available on the potential long term risks…

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Ep38: Understanding The Types of Endometriosis

This episode is the first one in our new mini series called “The Endofiles”. The goal is to better understand the disease that we are living with! There are generally 3 accepted forms of endometriosis: Superficial, Ovarian Endometrioma (OME), and Deeply infiltrating endometriosis (DIE). We break down information on each type, as well as the…

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Ep37: Orilissa and Lupron. Part 3 – Side Effects

In this episode, we go into detail on the side effects for Orilissa and Lupron and how they may affect our quality of life while taking the medication or after stopping it. We also discuss the implications of bone mineral density loss, especially for young adults. For even more information on the potential long term…

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Ep36: Endo, IBS, and Digestive Problems. Part 2

Looking for ideas on how to help your digestive problems, such as diarrhea, constipation, nausea, intestinal cramping, pain, and bloating? We talk about a wide variety of tips that have helped us and others diminish our symptoms. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE: insixteenyears.com

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Ep35: Endo, IBS, and Digestive Problems. Part 1

A high majority of endometriosis patients – including ones without bowel endo – present with digestive problems, such as diarrhea, constipation, nausea, intestinal cramping, pain, bloating. Sometimes we have these symptoms only during our period and the luckier ones can have these symptoms all month long! In this episode, we explore some reasons why we…

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Ep33: Orilissa and Lupron. Part 2B – How Effective is Lupron?

Lupron is commonly prescribed as a medical treatment for endometriosis. Lupron only treats the symptoms of endo, but how effective is it at actually alleviating symptoms? Is it worth the serious side effects and risks that can come with taking it? We talk about the hidden data, the falsified data, and the cherry-picked data that…

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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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