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Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis – Looking to the Future: New approaches to an old problem (Part 3)

Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis – Looking to the Future: New approaches to an old problem (Part 3)

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In this episode:
 
– The links between inflammation and pelvic pain
– The role of immune system activation in the development of chronic pain
– The potential links between androgen/oestrogen balance and pelvic pain

 
 
Host: Dr Terri Foran, Sexual Health Physician; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW

 

Guest: A/Prof Susan Evans, Gynaecologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon; Specialist, Researcher, Educator, and Advocate in Pelvic Pain

 

Total time: 15 mins

 

 

 Listen to Part 1 – Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis – The Big Picture: Part 1
 Listen to Part 2 – Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis – Primary care-led Management: Part 2
 

 

Recommended Resources:

 

The uterine-chemokine-brain axis: menstrual cycle-associated symptoms (MCAS) are in part mediated by CCL2, CCL5, CCL11, CXCL8 and CXCL10, Journal of Affective Disorders
The comorbidities of dysmenorrhea: a clinical survey comparing symptom profile in women with and without endometriosis, Journal of Pain Research
The Relationship Between Androgens and Days per Month of Period Pain, Pelvic Pain, Headache, and TLR4 Responsiveness of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells in Young Women with Dysmenorrhoea, Journal of Pain Research
Toll-Like Receptor Responsiveness of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells in Young Women with Dysmenorrhea , Journal of Pain Research
Hormonal Contraceptive Treatment May Reduce the Risk of Fibromyalgia in Women with Dysmenorrhea: A Cohort Study, Journal of Personalized Medicine

 
 
 

 

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