Women with Endometriosis face increased difficulty in getting pregnancy
For decades Dr. Amos E. Madanes has helped hundreds of women with endometriosis become mothers.
At Midwest Fertility Center we know that you don’t want to let endometriosis stand the way of your life, or the life of your future child. In order to live the life that you want you need to be healthy. The problem is that endometriosis already disrupts your life in so many ways. Do you have excessively painful periods? Bleeding between periods? Painful bowel movements or urination? Painful intercourse? Infertility? These challenges cause physical and emotional pain and can make you feel helpless, especially when trying to get pregnant. At Midwest Fertility Center we believe that every woman should have the opportunity to be healthy and live their full life, including becoming a mother. We understand the medical appointments and treatments can be scary which is why we work hard to make your endometriosis consultation as comfortable and friendly as possible. Here’s how we do it together:
- Schedule an Endometriosis Consultation
- Share your challenges and goals
- Let us set you on a plan to feel better, and if applicable, achieve your fertility goals.
How is Endometriosis diagnosed and treated with Dr. Amos E. Madanes?
Understanding endometriosis and its potential impact on health is crucial and we take the time to educate you about the condition, its symptoms, and the available treatment options. This empowers you to make an informed decisions about your care. We believe in a collaborative relationship with our patience and work to establishing a collaborative and open relationship with healthcare providers is important. We want you to feel heard, understood, and actively involved in decisions about your care. Schedule an endometriosis consultation.
Endometriosis Treatment Journey
When considering how to diagnose and treat Endometriosis we know that cost and transparent pricing is an important factor, especially if you are on a fertility journey. If you have insurance, our team will also work with you and your insurance provider to ensure all fertility benefits are received. Questions about financing? Call us at 800-244-0212.
Discover the possibilities of living pain free.
- Comprehensive Diagnosis: Utilize advanced diagnostic techniques, including laparoscopy, to provide a thorough and accurate assessment of potential endometriosis.
- Expert Consultation: Access experienced healthcare professionals who specialize in endometriosis for personalized insights and guidance tailored to your unique symptoms and concerns.
- Clear Treatment Options: Receive clear and concise information about available treatment options, empowering you to make informed decisions about managing and alleviating endometriosis symptoms.
- Supportive Environment: Navigate your journey with a compassionate and supportive team that understands the challenges associated with endometriosis, offering both medical expertise and emotional support.
- Informed Decision-Making: Gain the knowledge needed to actively participate in your healthcare decisions, ensuring that you are equipped to make choices that align with your goals and well-being.
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When I meet Dr. Amos E. Madanes, he was very, very caring. He listened to why I was here. You can see that he wants people’s dreams to come true, its not just a paycheck to him. He told me he will get me pregnant and this year my dream will finally come true because of him.
Endometriosis is a common gynecological disorder that affects an estimated 10 percent of women of reproductive age in the United States. Medical researchers remain uncertain of the precise cause of endometriosis, though progress continues to be made in the areas of diagnosis and treatment. While endometriosis most commonly affects women in their 20s and 30s, the disease can be found in women of all ages. The primary symptoms of endometriosis are severe discomfort during menstruation and sexual intercourse, chronic pelvic pain, and infertility.
Our fertility specialists are expertly trained in diagnosing and treating endometriosis symptoms. Please contact Midwest Fertility Center right away if you believe you might be suffering from this condition – the advanced treatment options we offer can provide you with relief and hope.
Endometriosis: A Definition
Endometriosis: A Definition
During menstruation, the lining of the uterus, known as the endometrium, is shed. Endometriosis occurs when the endometrium begins to develop outside of the uterus, on the fallopian tubes, ovaries, and other organs in the pelvic region, causing serious complications.
The endometrial tissue that is growing outside of the uterus continues to respond to the hormones released during the menstrual cycle. This means that each month, the endometrial tissue outside of the uterus builds up, breaks down, and bleeds. The body reacts to this internal bleeding by surrounding the endometrial tissue with scar tissue. Over time, this scar tissue builds up, resulting in the chronic pain experienced by many endometriosis sufferers.
For some women, scar tissue can develop around the ovaries and fallopian tubes, which may block both the release of an oocyte and its passage through the fallopian tubes into the uterus, thereby preventing pregnancy. Although pain is an indicator of the presence of endometriosis, the level of pain experienced does not directly correlate to the extent of the condition. Some women do not experience any pain, yet they have moderate to severe endometriosis; others have terrible pain, but have only minimal endometrial growths. This is why it is so essential for patients to get an accurate diagnosis of the disease.
We have highly trained doctors who specialize in treating endometriosis symptoms at our Chicago and Northwest Indiana clinics. If you suffer from chronic pelvic pain and have been unable to get pregnant, we recommend that you contact Midwest Fertility Center to arrange a consultation with a member of our team as soon as possible.
While severe pain during menstruation and sexual intercourse can be an indication that endometrial growths are present, one of the most accurate methods of detecting endometriosis is through diagnostic laparoscopy performed at one of our Chicago or Northwest Indiana centers.
Laparoscopy is a minor surgical procedure in which a tiny camera is placed through an incision in the abdomen, allowing the surgeon to clearly view the pelvic and abdominal organs and check for endometrial growths. Knowing the extent of a patient’s endometriosis is important for creating an appropriate and effective treatment strategy.
During laparoscopy, the physician may chose to surgically remove endometrial lesions. Another treatment option is the administration of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonists (GnRHa), which can be performed in conjunction with surgical intervention or on its own.
GnRH, short for Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone, stimulates and regulates the release of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH), two pituitary hormones that are essential for reproduction. FSH catalyzes the maturation of the follicles to produce an oocyte; a surge in LH initiates ovulation.
GnRHa therapy is a non-surgical treatment method that uses doses of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonists to help lower estrogen levels in the body. By lowering estrogen levels, GnRHa therapy decreases the size of endometrial growths, providing relief from the symptoms associated with the condition. If the pain improves, GnRHa therapy can be continued for a full six months.
To learn more, call us at 800.244.0212