11 episodes

A spinoff of our popular podcast, The Gynocast. Endometriosis “Warrior” Britt Thelemann Pangerl and Dr. Eric Heegaard discuss the many dimensions of living with and treating Endometriosis. For more information, join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheEndocast/ Matriarch Digital Media (http://matriarchdm.com) produces this and other podcasts that understand, encourage and uplift women.

The Endocast Britt Thelemann Pangerl and Dr. Eric Heegaard

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

A spinoff of our popular podcast, The Gynocast. Endometriosis “Warrior” Britt Thelemann Pangerl and Dr. Eric Heegaard discuss the many dimensions of living with and treating Endometriosis. For more information, join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheEndocast/ Matriarch Digital Media (http://matriarchdm.com) produces this and other podcasts that understand, encourage and uplift women.

    Episode Eight: Endo and Surgery

    Episode Eight: Endo and Surgery

    On the week's episode of THE ENDOCAST, our hosts, Britt and Dr. Eric discuss endometriosis and surgery. Dr. Eric walks us through the process of moving a patient through the surgery process from diagnosis and planning to procedure and recovery. Britt and Dr. Eric discuss what makes a for a good surgical candidate (it varies). Why it is important to bring as much information as possible to meet with your doctor? Plus, Dr. Eric helps us understand physical exams can be such an important part of the process.To learn more, join The Endocast facebook group here.Matriarch Digital Media (http://matriarchdm.com) produces this and other podcasts that understand, encourage and uplift women.   

    • 43 min
    Episode Seven: Endo and Relationships

    Episode Seven: Endo and Relationships

    On the week's episode of THE ENDOCAST, Britt and Dr. Eric discuss the dynamics of how endometriosis affects relationships. They are joined in studio by Britt's husband Jon to, in Britt's own words, "put their relationship under the microscope".  Endometriosis can create challenges for couples that are often lead to misunderstandings. Having support a system within your relationship and outside of it can be beneficial but difficult to develop.  Britt and Jon share their own journey to educating themselves and each other about the complexities of relationships and endometriosis. And Dr. Eric provides solid information based on over twenty years as an OBGYN and Endometriosis expert. To learn more, join The Endocast facebook group here.Matriarch Digital Media (http://matriarchdm.com) produces this and other podcasts that understand, encourage and uplift women.  

    • 47 min
    Episode Six: Endo and Pain Perception

    Episode Six: Endo and Pain Perception

    On the week's episode of THE ENDOCAST, our hosts, Britt and Dr. Eric discuss endometriosis and pain perception. People with endometriosis experience pain differently. Often, individuals living with endometriosis don't just have a high pain threshold, they also experience a lot more pain overall. Dr. Eric helps us understand the underlying medical and biological factors that can cause the experience of pain for Endo patients to increase over time from a biological, neurological and psychological perspective. To learn more, join The Endocast facebook group here.Matriarch Digital Media (http://matriarchdm.com) produces this and other podcasts that understand, encourage and uplift women.   

    • 32 min
    Episode Five: Endo and Infertility

    Episode Five: Endo and Infertility

    On the week's episode of THE ENDOCAST, our hosts, Britt and Dr. Eric discuss endometriosis and infertility. Dr. Eric helps us understand the complex path of diagnosis and treatment of endo in relation to infertility. Often there are underlying causes the must be determined in relation to getting pregnant while also having endometriosis. Britt shares her personal experience with the infertility, pain and the process of getting pregnant. They also talk about the dynamics of how infertility impacts individuals physically and emotionally. To learn more, join The Endocast facebook group here.Matriarch Digital Media (http://matriarchdm.com) produces this and other podcasts that understand, encourage and uplift women.   

    • 54 min
    Episode Four: Endo Myths

    Episode Four: Endo Myths

    On this week's episode of THE ENDOCAST, Britt is flying solo (don't worry, Dr. Eric is still a big part of Team Endocast). Britt talks about some common endometriosis myths. Her journey with endometriosis and advocacy work through the non-profit, Minnesota Endo Warriors sets the stage for clear and direct understanding about how complex endometriosis truly is. Today's discussion was adapted from a piece featured on the MN Endo Warriors Website.Connect with Minnesota Endo Warriors, check out their website here.Read the the blog post here.To learn more, join The Endocast facebook group here.Matriarch Digital Media (http://matriarchdm.com) produces this and other podcasts that understand, encourage and uplift women.  

    • 30 min
    Episode Three: How To Talk To Your Family About Endometriosis

    Episode Three: How To Talk To Your Family About Endometriosis

    On the week's episode of THE ENDOCAST, our hosts, Britt and Dr. Eric want to help you navigate how to talk to your family and loved ones about endometriosis. Endometriosis can create challenges that are often misunderstood by family and friends. Isolation can occur when you don't have the necessary support. Discussing the complexities of endo can be difficult but, building a support system is vital. Britt shares her own journey to educating herself and her family about her diagnosis. And Dr. Eric provides solid information based on over twenty years as an OBGYN and Endometriosis expert.To learn more, join The Endocast facebook group here.Matriarch Digital Media (http://matriarchdm.com) produces this and other podcasts that understand, encourage and uplift women.  

    • 40 min

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