Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain: What Every Woman and Her Doctor Need to Know (Paperback)

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Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain: What Every Woman and Her Doctor Need to Know (Paperback)

By Andrew Cook, Robert Franklin (Foreword by)


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Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain provides extensive information about the realities and the myths of endometriosis and pelvic pain. Dr. Cook explains why so many patients are misunderstood and misdiagnosed, why most endometriosis surgery is done so poorly, the principles and correct techniques for effective endometriosis surgery, and how to find the best doctors and healthcare providers. This book embraces a women's perspective and provides much-needed support for women who have suffered from the pain of endometriosis. He also explains his comprehensive and successful program for treating endometriosis.
Andrew S. Cook MD, FACOG, founder and medical director of Vital Health Institute in Los Gatos, California, is an internationally recognized women's health expert who has devoted his professional life to helping women with complex health problems. A renowned gynecologic surgeon, he is a leader in minimally invasive surgical techniques and a pioneer in the treatment and management of endometriosis. He is one of only a handful of experienced specialists devoted to the treatment of endometriosis and pelvic pain. Even among these specialists, he is unique in his comprehensive approach to his patients' overall condition. He is known for an integrative approach that combines traditional Western medicine and surgical treatment with complementary care and a holistic philosophy. Robert Franklin MD, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, is affectionately known as the grandfather of endometriosis, and has treated over 20,000 patients with endometriosis during his sixty years of practicing medicine.
Product Details ISBN: 9780984953578
ISBN-10: 0984953574
Publisher: Femsana Press LLC
Publication Date: July 30th, 2012
Pages: 218
Language: English

“Thank you Dr. Cook for writing a book that not only explains the complexities of endometriosis from the perspective of a long-time expert in the field, but also clearly captures the experience of what it is like to suffer from endometriosis. Women should not have to suffer in isolation and silence. They should demand—and get—correct diagnoses and proper effective treatment, not mistreatment and unnecessary invasive procedures. This book is a most welcome source of hope for women to break open the taboos about discussing endometriosis and get the medical community to recognize their obligation to rethink how this disease is treated.” —Susan Sarandon, actress

“Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain is the single most accurate and helpful guide available for dealing effectively with this common problem. Bravo, Dr. Cook!” —Christiane Northrup MD, ob/gyn physician and author of the New York Times bestsellers: Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause

“Endometriosis is a complex disease that requires a multidimensional management approach from knowledgeable professionals who are committed to their patients. Andrew Cook is just such a physician and surgeon whose book provides expert and comprehensive advice that will benefit many patients.”— G. David Adamson MD, FRCSC, FACOG, FACS, Director of Fertility Physicians of Northern California, Adjunct Clinical Professor at Stanford University, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of California San Francisco

“This book is the long-awaited blessing for the millions of women who faced limited options in dealing with endometriosis and pelvic pain. It will no doubt become the most authoritative text offering a comprehensive, integrative approach to these issues for clinician and patient alike. Dr. Cook provides the answers we have been waiting for.” —David Perlmutter MD, FACN, ABIHM, author of Power Up Your Brain, The Neuroscience of Enlightenment

“The book is amazingly compassionate and validating for women with endometriosis! There are sections of it that totally resonate with the experience of endometriosis.” — Mary Lou Ballweg, president and executive director of the Endometriosis Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

“In Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain, Dr. Andrew Cook shows exactly why so many women are improperly treated and left to suffer and why his rate of success is so high. Dr. Cook has the knowledge, curiosity, and determination required to truly resolve a complicated and debilitating disease.” —Joseph Keon, PhD and author of Whitewash