MARCH IS ENDOMETRIOSIS AWARENESS MONTH

Yvonne Rice Fertility, Surgery

Endometriosis is TREATABLE! Endometriosis is one of the most misunderstood (and mistreated) diseases in Gynecology and maybe medicine in general. The following discussion aims to explain our professional experience with this disease over the last 15 years where we took a special interest in the disease and its management. Our perspective is very different than what is conventionally believed. What …

Botulinum Toxin for Chronic Pelvic Pain in Endometriosis

Yvonne Rice Nutrition & Wellness, Surgery, Uncategorized

I recommend pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy to all our endometriosis patients after surgery.   I do believe that pelvic floor dysfunction does play a big role in endometriosis pain.  If the pelvis, including the pelvic floor muscles are subjected to intense inflammation due to the endometriosis, then we would it is easy to understand that these muscles would be more irritable and …

Study Shows Women With Endometriosis More Likely To Use Opioids For Prolonged Periods, Use Benzodiazepines Concomitantly

Yvonne Rice Fertility, Nutrition & Wellness, Practice News, Surgery

Of course this is the case.  The medical system is failing endometriosis patients in a dramatic way.  If you were taught that endometriosis surgery doesn’t work and that it recurs anyway, and that most medicines to treat pain only work or are allowed to be used short term, then as a doctor you really don’t have anything to offer.  Many …

Many Women with Menstrual Symptoms Do Not Tell Their Families or Physicians, Study Indicates.

Yvonne Rice Fertility

Many Women With Menstrual Symptoms Do Not Tell Their Families Or Physicians, Study Indicates. These findings are completely consistent with our findings after taking thousands of histories of women with pelvic pain.  We ask every patient if their period pain was worse than their peers in the teen years.  The vast majority say they don’t know because it was not …