EFA’s Sixth Annual Medical Conference: Ending Endometriosis Starts at the Beginning
From adolescence through menopause
Sarah Berga, MD
In my training I am really a neuroscientist, in my practice every day I see patients who nobody else wants to take care of anymore. I am asked to solve all sorts of unusual endocrine problems. We make a lot of diagnoses and a lot of referrals to standard endocrinologists because we find a lot of endocrine disease in our infertility and endocrine populations. Really the inspiration for today’s talk is to teach everyone a little endocrinology who wants to lean it. I never try to force anyone into this but it is important to understand that not all hormones are the same and how to use them wisely.
As you know there are lots of recommendations out there and if you just actually collate the entire universe of recommendations you will be incredibly confused. Part of actually being able to sift and sort through the recommendations is understanding some of the biology. I am actually going to focus a little bit on physiology as it relates to stage of life because I think that is part of the problem…
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