From the Back Cover
Get the empowering info that puts you in control Take charge and take comfort in knowing how to live well with endometriosis Diagnosing and living with endometriosis isn′t easy, but this disease doesn′t have to rule your life. This book helps you find out and recognize typical symptoms. Plus, you′ll get up–to–date info on traditional and alternative treatments — ranging from medications and surgeries to acupuncture and massages. The authors provide plenty of compassionate advice on dealing with the pain and emotional issues, so you can enjoy life. Discover how to Evaluate treatment options Enhance your chances of getting pregnant Manage the pain Make lifestyle changes to minimize symptoms Deal with the emotional and financial challenges
About the Author
Dr. Joseph W. Krotec from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has practiced general gynecology, reproductive endocrinology, and gynecologic surgery specializing in endoscopic surgery. He has instructed peers, residents, and students for more than 25 years and has been Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chief of Gynecology, and Director of Endoscopic Surgery at various institutions. Dr. Krotec recently won the Milton Goldrath, M.D. Award for excellence in teaching. Sharon Perkins is an RN with 20 years of experience in maternal child health. She currently works for retinal specialists. Sharon has five children, two daughters–in–law, one son–in–law, and two perfect grandchildren. Oh, and a retired husband. This is her fourth For Dummies book.