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Conventional and Naturopathic Treatments for Endometriosis

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Dr. Marianne Marchese explains some different types of treatment for endometriosis. The primary conventional treatment is a laparoscopic procedure. Prescribing birth control pills to alter hormonal conditions is another type of conventional treatment. A third conventional medical approach that could be taken for endometriosis would be prescribing anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen or naproxen.

A naturopathic approach might be dietary means of reducing inflammation. Another naturopathic treatment for endometriosis could include dietary counseling. Dr. Marchese recommends detoxification to remove chemicals from the body and treat the liver, and to offer bowel support to eliminate toxins.

"Dr. Marianne Marchese is a clinician, author, and educator. She graduated from Creighton University in 1990 with a B.S. in Occupational Therapy and specialized in neurological and orthopedic conditions while working at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Dr. Marchese received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon in 2002. She completed a two-year postgraduate residency in Integrative Medicine and Women's Health and completed a six-month post-graduate training in Environmental Medicine."


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