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The Fertility 101 Series, because there’s no shortage of daunting terms to keep your mind running, is a quick and dirty breakdown on a specific topic with insights from a fertility expert.
In this episode, you’ll learn about endometriosis, a condition in which a woman’s endometrial tissue grows inside of her abdomen. Each woman is different, but it’s common that endometriosis generates pelvic pain around a woman’s menstrual cycle or during sex, and it can cause infertility. Although it sounds intimidating for someone trying to conceive, many women facing endometriosis have found success through IVF and other treatments. And, ironically enough, pregnancy has been found to be an effective relief from symptoms.
Dr. Ravi Gada, Fertility Specialist at Dallas Fort Worth Fertility Associates, part of the Progyny Provider Network, joins us to cover everything you need to know about endometriosis including what it is, how to diagnosis, treatment, why it can cause infertility, and where to start if you think you may have it.
Expert: Dr. Ravi Gada, Dallas-Fort Worth Fertility Associates
Host: Dan Bulger
In the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area? Schedule an appointment with Dr. Ravi Gada at Dallas Fort Worth Fertility Associates through their website.
Also check out our podcast series: Endometriosis and Fertility:
- Episode 30: Endometriosis & Fertility: Jessica Smith-Payne
- Episode 31: Endometriosis and Fertility: Trying IVF Before Being Diagnosed
- Episode 31: Endometriosis and Fertility: Trying IVF After Being Diagnosed
- Episode 32: Endometriosis and Fertility: Promoting Awareness through Endo What?
- Episode 33: Endometriosis and Fertility: Finding Support Through a Facebook Group: Nancy’s Nook
- Episode 64: Endometriosis and Fertility: The Purpose of the Endometriosis Foundation of America
- Episode 65: Endometriosis and Fertility: The Intersection Between Endometriosis and Sex
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