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Endometriosis
support

Endometriosis is, unfortunately, quite a common and very painful menstrual disorder affecting 1 in 9 women.

Research into endometriosis has been sadly lacking considering how many women tolerate this chronic pain condition however, our understanding due to a small increase in research has expanded over the last decade.

Most women with a diagnosis are given very little information about their condition and how to manage it and even more go undiagnosed due to poor levels of recognition and invasive (but necessary) diagnosis methods. 

Endometriosis is first and foremost an inflammatory disorder, driving cells lining the uterus to increase in number and grow into surrounding areas where these cells are not normally present - for example the pelvic cavity, ovaries and even the bowel and may cause lesions and adhesions that can be very painful at the time of menstruation, and even at other times in your cycle depending on the severity.

Surgery is a common requirement, especially for more severely graded cases (endometriosis is graded 1-4) and the OCP and Mirena are also frequently prescribed. 

No matter what your stage - prediagnosis, newly diagnosed, presurgery, post-surgery, low grade/stage endo (1-2), higher grade/stage (3-4) seeking support to understand your condition and how to manage it and have some guidance through the process. 

What we know -  

  • the abnormal growth is triggered by a dysregulated inflammatory response, including certain immune cells

  • infection can be a common trigger for immune and inflammatory cell dysfunction in women with endometriosis. A history of, or recurrent infections with candida (thrush), bacterial vaginosis (BV), UTI's and any other pelvic inflammatory disorders is significant

  • dysbiosis (the balance of good and bad bacteria) of the vaginal microbiome is as important to our reproductive health as our digestive microbiome is to our gut health. Women with endometriosis have been found to have low beneficial species and high pathogenic species which also make them more at risk for the above

  • Endometriosis is not a hormonal disorder per se, however, women with endometriosis tend to have high levels of inflammatory oestrogens and poor detoxification of these hormones which contribute to the inflammatory load and can also contribute to an increase in weight and issues with mood

  • Inflammation from other areas of the body, especially digestive inflammation and dysbiosis are commonly present in women with endometriosis and can add to the inflammatory load

  • Endometriosis can cause infertility for some women, but not in every case

  • It takes on average 6.5 years for a woman to be diagnosed

  • Laparoscopy is the only way to correctly diagnose endometriosis

  • There is no "cure" for endometriosis. Learning how to manage your symptoms can make a huge difference to quality of life

  • Endometriosis has a high re-occurrence rate post-surgery at approx 35%. A post-surgery management plan may reduce re-occurrence rates

Supplements

There are certain supplements and nutrients that are beneficial and recommended to reduce pain, inflammation, infections, and to balance hormones, boost beneficial bacteria and support mood.

Movement

regular and balanced exercise is an important part of your endometriosis management

Diet

Nutrition is an important consideration for controlling inflammation. Eating a healthy low-inflammatory diet is essential.

Stress

is always important to manage to support wellbeing and happy hormones and a healthy body

Endometriosis

packages and consult options

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Endometriosis Standard Package

This package includes 1 x 90min initial session and 3 x 45mins follow up sessions. It also gives you 10% off all prescribed supplements. This package does not include testing. 

We create a personalised plan for you to follow encompassing guidance around nutrition, movement, relaxation and supplement advice.

$399 (save $51 + 10% off supplements)

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Endometriosis
Comprehensive

This is a more thorough package for those who wish to include saliva hormone and comprehensive digestive testing as well as your 90min initial session and 3 x 45min follow up sessions. You also receive 10% off all prescribed supplements.

We review your test results and create a personalised plan for you to follow encompassing guidance around nutrition, movement, relaxation and supplement advice.

$799 (save $56 + 10% off supplements)

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Pay as you go
1:1 Consults

If you prefer to book in and pay for your 1:1 consults monthly then you can book your initial consult online and can reschedule your follow up appointments from there and discuss any testing options. Not sure which option is best? Send me a message below.

We create a personalised plan for you to follow encompassing guidance around nutrition, movement, relaxation and supplement advice.

$180 Initial

$90 Follow up