Endometriosis: The Complete Reference for Taking Charge of Your Health by Mary Lou BallwegEndometriosis: The Complete Reference for Taking Charge of Your Health by Mary Lou Ballweg

Endometriosis: The Complete Reference for Taking Charge of Your Health

byMary Lou Ballweg, Endometriosis Association

Paperback | September 29, 2003

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Bestselling health authors present must-have information for managing endometriosis
Endometriosis is a serious disease associated with pain, immune dysfunction, infertility, cancer, and autoimmune diseases that can be managed only through active, informed decision making. Developed by the Endometriosis Association, Endometriosis provides new information on treatments and lifestyle changes that gives women with endometriosis and their families the tools they need to successfully manage the disease.
This authoritative guide contains groundbreaking new discoveries on endometriosis and its relationship to autoimmune problems, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and other poorly understood diseases.
Endometriosis also includes new information on:
Cutting-Edge Therapies for Pain Relief New Information on Nutrition and Alternative Treatments The Latest Research on Medical Therapies Special Sections on Menopause, Teens with Endo, Cancer, and Environmental Toxins
Mary Lou Ballweg is the founder, president, and executive director of the Endometriosis Association and was the lead author on its two previous books on the subject. The Endometriosis Association was founded 23 years ago and now has groups and members worldwide.
Title:Endometriosis: The Complete Reference for Taking Charge of Your HealthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:609 pages, 9.2 × 8.5 × 1.1 inPublished:September 29, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071412484

ISBN - 13:9780071412483


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Resource This is a guide for women who want to manage their endometriosis with active, informed decision-making. Addressing both conventional and alternative approaches to medicine, the book takes an integrated approach. The guide discusses therapies for pain relief, medical treatments, surgery, immunotherapy, nutrition and infertility. Special sections cover the immune system, cancer, teens and young women with endometriosis, menopause, the possibility of preventing endometriosis, what research reveals and endometriosis as an environmental issue. Appendices contain a cartoon story entitled Joe with Endo, a glossary, a list of resources (organizations, products, books and magazines), bibliographical references, notes on contributors and an index.
Date published: 2007-11-30