To help the stress and pain of endometriosis, you can consider other treatments. Researchers have not yet looked at these therapies for endometriosis. But these treatments have proven benefits for treating other conditions:
Other Places To Get Help
|American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)|
|409 12th Street SW|
|P.O. Box 96920|
|Washington, DC 20090-6920|
|Phone: ||(202) 638-5577|
|Web Address: ||www.acog.org|
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a nonprofit organization of professionals who provide health care for women, including teens. The ACOG Resource Center publishes manuals and patient education materials. The Web publications section of the site has patient education pamphlets on many women's health topics, including reproductive health, breast-feeding, violence, and quitting smoking.
|American Society for Reproductive Medicine|
|1209 Montgomery Highway|
|Birmingham, AL 35216-2809|
|Phone: ||(205) 978-5000|
|Fax: ||(205) 978-5005|
|Web Address: ||www.asrm.org|
This organization provides literature and information on infertility.
|8585 North 76th Place|
|Milwaukee, WI 53223|
|Fax: ||(414) 355-6065|
|Web Address: ||www.endo-online.org|
The Endometriosis Association is a self-help organization that provides information and support to women and girls with endometriosis, educates the public as well as the medical community about the disease, and conducts and promotes research related to endometriosis.
|National Institute of Child Health and Human Development|
|P.O. Box 3006|
|Rockville, MD 20847|
|Fax: ||1-866-760-5947 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.nichd.nih.gov |
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) is part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The NICHD conducts and supports research related to the health of children, adults, and families. NICHD has information on its Web site about many health topics. And you can send specific requests to information specialists.