I may have 1 or 2 nutritional test clients who have been diagnosed with Endometriosis. I’ve been reading up on how people have used dietary changes to address their symptoms. Here is what I have found:

It started with my desire to “cure” myself of endometriosis. I couldn’t imagine a lifetime of curling up on the bathroom floor each month in agony. I bought the book “Endometriosis: A Key to Healing Through Nutrition.” This information-rich tome scared the crap out of me. It was packed with science and the science was saying what I was eating might be causing my problems. I shut the book and put it on the shelf and popped some more pills when the pain came.

The Weston A. Price Diet– How it Has Changed My Life – Hartke Is Online!

I began my healing journey in 2001 after I was diagnosed with endometriosis. My first symptoms of Endometriosis however, began when I was only 12 years old – I got “killer” cramps with my early periods that did not respond to any over-the-counter pain medication.

My Healing Journey: Endometriosis – My Starting Symptoms

Orthodox treatment includes estrogen-blocking drugs, such as Danocrine, and laser treatment of the endometrium. Unfortunately Danocrine can provoke many side effects, including weight gain, fatigue, dizziness, headaches, acne, increased facial hair, pelvic and back pain, breast problems, cramps, hot flashes, depression, rashes and allergies. When laser treatment is not successful, the only remaining surgical option is hysterectomy. In fact, the leading cause of hysterectomy is excessive bleeding, often associated with endometriosis.

Wise Choices, Healthy Bodies: Diet for the Prevention of Women’s Diseases – Weston A Price Foundation

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