surgery????

hi everyone, for the past ten years I have had so many appointments, scans, tests you name it. I have had so many a&e visits and always been told its either inb my head or its my ibs. I am thirty years old and after basically throwing a tantrum they did surgery and found I had endo. its everywhere, plus I have chocolate cysts and my left ovary is stuck to my bowels. my point is basically I have gyne soon and he has already said he wants to try the coil and try this and that and I'm so fed up. I cant be poked and prodded anymore. I want the surgery to remove it and sort everything out and hes reluctant. anyone had surgery? or is the alternative a better way to go. I cant cope anymore, ive been on all sorts of tablets and analgesics over the years. I'm so frustrated

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  • Are you in the UK?

  • yes i am x

  • Questions to ask your doctor:

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    You may think that if you become ill you just go the doctor and they give you a drug to take away the illness

    What if your Endometriosis is caused by things that you eat, or don't eat ?

    Here are some questions to ask your doctors about Endometriosis

    * What causes it ?

    * How will looking at it and scraping it help me get better ?

    * Could my illness be caused by things that I eat, or don't eat ?

    * What can I change about my diet and lifestyle to help my body repair itself ?

    These are easy questions to ask but very difficult for doctors to answer, as they know very little about Nutrition.

    It may be worth asking them to refer you to a Dietitian or a Nutritional Therapist, as they specialise in Nutrition.

    If your doctor won't do this, try a search for BANT at bant.org.uk/bant/jsp/practi... and interview 10 local Nutritional Therapists who have had success advising about Endometriosis before choosing which one to work with

    Here are 3 well-proven natural ways to reduce the Inflammation that causes the pain of Endometriosis

    * Increase your Vitamin D

    * Increase your Omega-3

    * Reduce your Omega-6

    Here are some relevant references that may be useful to you:

    Vitamin D Wiki

    vitamindwiki.com/Endometrio...

    Optimise your Omega-6/3 Ratio

    authoritynutrition.com/opti...

    How much Omega-3 ?

    chriskresser.com/how-much-o...

    What to Do About Inflammation ?

    greenvits.eu/blogs/news/900...

    Expert Omega-3

    expertomega3.com/omega-3-st...

    Some people have reported that eating specific foods like meat or dairy gives them an instant flare-up

    Which foods make your Endometriosis worse and which help ?

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