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Ep108: Advocacy Mistakes We’ve Made and Tips for Endo Advocacy

We’ve had this podcast for over 4 years! Recently, I listened to our episodes 1-50 to update them where necessary, and I saw how much our advocacy has changed and how much we’ve grown over these years. Today we talk about some of our mistakes and what we wish we’d known when we began advocating….

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Ep102: Surgeon Interview: The Importance of Informed Consent with Dr. Jeff Arrington

Dr. Jeff Arrington is an outspoken endometriosis advocate, expert endometriosis excision surgeon, and advanced Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery specialist. The evolution of his practice to focus on advanced excision of endometriosis really was driven by patient need. In practice he was able to continue advancing knowledge and surgical skill through focusing on endometriosis care, eventually…

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Ep95: Interview: Endometriosis Guidelines with Kate Boyce

There are various endometriosis guidelines worldwide which guide gynecologists in treating endometriosis and set the standard of care. Amy speaks with Kate Boyce (she/her), who is the co-founder of the Instagram and webpage EndoGirlsBlog, which provides accurate information to people with endometriosis. Kate is a board certified patient advocate and endometriosis patient herself. We talk…

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Ep76: HRT – Hormone Replace Therapy

Updated 1/2024. We discuss HRT: everything from what it is, the type of doctor you may see, hormone testing, safety, delivery methods (oral, pellet, patch, etc), and more. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES: insixteenyears.com LIKE OUR SHOW? Please rate it or leave a review! SUPPORT US by buying us a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/insixteenyears…

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Ep75: Perimenopause, Menopause, and Progesterone

Updated 1/2024. We talk about the life transition from having regular cycles to going through perimenopause to being in menopause. We discuss what perimenopause is, how we may know if we are in it, what symptoms we may have during this time, and the potential benefits progesterone can have. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE…

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Ep71: Hormones 101. Part 3 – Miscellaneous

Updated 10/2023. In our final episode on the basics of hormone health, we talk about some common supplements that may help support hormone health, the importance of sleep and healthy fats, and progesterone and anovulatory cycles. LIKE OUR SHOW? Please rate it or leave a review! CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES: insixteenyears.com…

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Ep70: Hormones 101. Part 2 – Stress and Hormones

Updated 10/2023. Continuing our talk on hormones from the previous episode, we talk about how stress, gut health, and exercise habits can affect our hormones. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES: insixteenyears.com LIKE OUR SHOW? Please rate it or leave a review! SUPPORT US by buying us a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/insixteenyears SOURCES: Clickable links…

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Ep69: Hormones 101. Part 1 – The Hormone Jungle

Updated 10/2023. This will be a 3 part series on hormones, with a 2 part series on HRT after that. In this episode, we talk about how we may find ourselves in the hormone jungle (or tundra!) and the role hormones play in various bodily functions. We go over the basics of steroid and nonsteroid…

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