Managing Endometriosis Through Diet and Nutrition: The Power of Turmeric and N-Acetylcysteine

Endometriosis is a complex and painful condition that affects millions of women worldwide. While medical treatments play a crucial role in managing this condition, dietary and nutritional strategies can also provide valuable support. In this blog, we’ll explore the role of diet in endometriosis management, with a focus on two potent compounds, turmeric and N-Acetylcysteine…

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Chronic pain

Chronic pain has long been a complex puzzle in the medical field, with numerous theories on its origin and persistence. However, recent research has suggested that inappropriate feedback loops may be a significant factor in chronic pain. Professor Lorimer Moseley, a pain researcher and neuroscientist, has proposed that chronic pain can be caused by the…

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Endometriosis update provided by ChatGPT

My first attempt at using ChatGPT. Pretty impresive Dear readers, Here’s a roundup of recent advances, discoveries, treatments, and news reports related to endometriosis: New drug shows promise for endometriosis treatment: A new drug, called elagolix, has shown promising results in clinical trials for the treatment of endometriosis-related pain. The drug works by suppressing the…

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Most of my endometriosis patients on antidepressants don’t need them: Time to wean them off

Over the years I have noted a substantial number of my patients particularly with endometriosis have been taking antidepressant and antianxiety medication. These drugs predominantly belong to a class known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). These agents are not without side effects and most patients would experience some issues. Additionally, people become in essence…

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Class Action success in vaginal mesh procedures for urinary incontinence and prolapse

In recent days Johnson and Johnson have lost their appeal in the high-profile class action in relation to the use of vaginal mesh for incontinence procedures. I have had the unfortunate experience of dealing with a number of patients who have experienced shocking complications and believe this Court result is entirely appropriate. After training in…

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