Endometriosis is a painful gynecological condition that affects at least 200 million women worldwide. Unfortunately, many women, and sometimes even physicians, can mistake the symptoms of endometriosis for other gut related disorders, like IBS. Do you know the difference?
Today we are bringing you the answers you need about endometriosis, what it is, who it affects, how to diagnose and treat endometriosis, and much more with special guest Dr. Iris Kerin Orbuch!
We answer these questions:
- How many women are being misdiagnosed when they actually have endometriosis?
- How do you diagnose endometriosis?
- How do you treat endometriosis?
- What factors affect the severity of endometriosis?
- Is endometriosis an auto-immune disease?
- How is the gut linked to the female reproductive system?
- And more!
Links mentioned in the podcast:
Practice information: https://www.lagyndr.com/
Stool testing mentioned on the podcast can be found at this practice: https://altfammed.com
Schedule a consultation with Alexis: www.altfammed.com
About Dr. Iris Kerin Orbuch:
Dr. Iris Orbuch is the Director of the Advanced Gynecologic Laparoscopy Center in Los Angeles and New York City. Her practice is limited to Laparoscopic and Robotic Gynecologic Surgery, and is primarily a referral practice. She is one of a handful of physicians across the country trained to perform advanced minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Orbuch is a board certified in OB/GYN and provides both compassionate and individualized care.
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Dr. Ann-Marie Barter is a Functional Medicine and Chiropractic Doctor at Alternative Family Medicine & Chiropractic. She is the clinic founder of Alternative Family Medicine & Chiropractic that has two offices: one in Longmont and one in Denver. They treat an array of health conditions overlooked or under-treated by conventional medicine, called the "grey zone". https://altfammed.com/