Lawrence Public Library

Endometriosis, a guide for girls, by Tamer Seckin, MD - paperback

"This book will be the only comprehensive and accessible guide for young women and girls who are or may be struggling with the physical, psychological, and social effects of endometriosis"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Foreword / by Alaia Baldwin Aronow -- Introduction -- Endometriosis. What is endometriosis? ; Painful periods are not normal ; And then there are these symptoms ; When your doctor may be wrong ; Managing endo symptoms in public -- I think I may have endo. Now what? Who can I ask for help? And when? ; Help yourself by knowing your family history ; Empowerment -- Ways to treat (and not treat) endo. Diet and nutrition ; Physical activity ; Birth control pills ; Excision surgery is gold ; What laser surgery will do to you ; From dependency to addiction: the dangers of pain medication ; Avoid Lupron -- How to support her. To mothers of whose with endo ; To fathers of those with endo ; To girls with endo and their significant others ; To girls with endo and their friends ; To girls with endo and their teachers ; To girls with endo and their coaches -- Epilogue: Endurance
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xvii, 182 pages, 22 cm

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