Endometriosis For Dummies
Part I: Endometriosis: What It Is and Isn’t.
Chapter 1: The Lowdown on Endometriosis: A Quick Run-Through.
Chapter 2: Suspecting Endometriosis: Defining the Symptoms.
Chapter 3: Endometriosis: A Quick Review of Biology.
Chapter 4: Determining What Causes Endometriosis.
Part II: Digging Deeper into Endometriosis.
Chapter 5: Understanding Your Menstrual Cycle (And Its Relationship to Endometriosis).
Chapter 6: Looking Closer at How Endometriosis Also Affects Other Body Parts.
Chapter 7: Endometriosis and Infertility: Having a Baby (Or Trying To).
Chapter 8: Finding the Right Doctor.
Chapter 9: Do You Have Endometriosis? Your Initial Exam and Diagnosis.
Part III: Treating Endometriosis.
Chapter 10: Relying on (Prescription) Drugs to Treat Endometriosis.
Chapter 11: Contemplating Surgery to Improve Your Endometriosis.
Chapter 12: Considering Alternative Therapies and Remedies to Relieve the Pain.
Chapter 13: Managing the Chronic Physical Pain.
Chapter 14: All Things Teens: Diagnosing, Treating, and Coping with Endometriosis.
Part IV: Living with Endometriosis.
Chapter 15: Coping with Endometriosis and Your Emotions.
Chapter 16: Changing Your Lifestyle When You Have Endometriosis.
Chapter 17: Just for Friends and Family: Help and Support.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Myths about Endometriosis.
Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Trends in the Future of Endometriosis.
Chapter 20: Ten Strategies to Help with the Pain.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Resources and Support.