Toolkit

We plan to eventually include several resources on this page such as symptom checklists, lists of questions to ask your doctor, various books/websites, and other tools, but while I compile these resources, here are some links you may find helpful in the meantime!

 

General Information

Endometriosis Info (published by the SOGC) – http://endometriosisinfo.ca

The Endometriosis Association (International) – http://www.endometriosisassn.org

The Endometriosis Network Canada (TENC) – www.endometriosisnetwork.com

 

Chronic Pain

Tools for managing chronic pain: http://mccg.paintoolkit.org

Chronic pelvic pain: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-pelvic-pain/home/ovc-20208133

Wellness

FREE relaxation techniques and other wellness resources: https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/health/care/consumer/health-wellness/live-healthy

 

Connect with Other Endo Sufferers

Endometriosis ‘social network’ My Endometriosis Team website and smartphone app: https://www.myendometriosisteam.com/

Blogs from other endometriosis sufferers:

 

Books & Other Materials

Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain: What Every Woman and Her Doctor Need to Know – Andrew S. Cook, MD FACOG

The Endo Patient’s Survival Guide: A Patient’s Guide to Endometriosis & Chronic Pelvic Pain –  Andrew S. Cook, MD FACOG

Living Well with Endometriosis: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You…That You Need to Know – Kerry-Ann Morris

Endometriosis: The Complete Reference for Taking Charge of Your Health – Mary Lou Ballweg

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times – Pema Chodron

Products & Services That May Be Helpful

Information and dilation devices to help manage vaginismus, a secondary condition related to endometriosis: https://www.vaginismus.com/

Compression undergarments that help with pain and heavy menstruation: www.periodpanteez.com/

 

 

 

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