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Adenomyosis: A Significantly Neglected and Misunderstood Disorder
What is adenomyosis A lot of people will ask that question when they see the title of this book, and that is the reason it was written. I personally lived with this uterine disorder for seventeen years before I finally received a correct diagnosis after my hysterectomy. Adenomyosis is a disorder of the uterus that causes very heavy menstrual bleeding, painful abdominal cra ...more
Paperback, 164 pages
Published May 2nd 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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The lack of information available on this condition is astonishing. Most women hear about endometriosis and almost always have some idea of what it is. Mention adenomyosis and you'll likely be met with a blank stare. If I didn't have the condition, I'd be the same in all fairness. Luckily mine was diagnosed a few years ago by a Transvaginal Ultrasound while they were looking for something else. Diagnosing is frequently difficult and treating it is near impossible unless you go via the route of a ...more
This book seemed well researched and documented. It was very informative. I got a little lost in some of the descriptions of xenoestrogens and how certain chemicals and herbs effect various hormones in the body, but it was otherwise a decent introduction to adenomyosis. And, I agree, it seems like more studies need to be done.
Five stars simply for the fact that it was written. I had this shitty disease for who knows how long, but I wasn't diagnosed with it until last year. For the almost ten years I went to doctors practically begging them to find out what was wrong with me, I never once heard the word "Adenomyosis" until last year, just before I had a hysterectomy. There is SO MUCH more that needs to be investigated with this disease, because it ruins people's lives. Every doctor who practices OBGYN care should read ...more
I have a B.S. degree in Microbiology with a Chemistry minor from Eastern Kentucky University. In addition, I have a Master's degree in Holistic Nutrition from Clayton College of Natural Health. I worked over twenty years as a laboratory technologist mostly in the field of cytogenetics as a certified cytogenetic technologist. In 2009, I broke my back which suddenly ended my laboratory career due to ...more