Monthly Archives: January 2014

Living with Life-Altering Pain – October 2012 A little background on why I think I can write this article: from the time I was 10 or 11 years old, I have pretty much been in pain. Daily. By the time … Continue reading

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Persistent pain after endometriosis surgery

Persistent Pain after Excision Surgery – by Nancy Petersen, RN By Lisa Graham Magnuson on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 10:23am Lets talk about persistent pain: Once you have had advanced excision by a specialist, and have persistent pain, there … Continue reading

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Recently when I posted that less than 100 out of the 52,000 gyns in the US had been identified as doing effective endometriosis surgery, I heard from a group of gyns who were offended by the comment. Yet as we … Continue reading

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Psychological dismissal of women with Endometriosis

Psycho-Social Issues for Women with Endometriosis (I wrote this 25 yrs ago, still way too true today) By Nancy Petersen, RN Director, St. Charles Endometriosis Treatment Program In the early 1920’s Sampson and others told us that women with endometriosis … Continue reading

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