Endometriosis & Chronic Pelvic Pain

Endometriosis and some Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP) conditions can be associated with higher inflammatory markers. These conditions are common, with endometriosis affecting 1 in 10 women2 and CPP affecting 6 to 27% of women3. . Sydney Pelvic Clinic believes in integrated, holistic management that reduces inflammation when possible, and optimise nutrition over the long term.

What are the Symptoms of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain?

  • Pelvic pain, either cyclical or non-cyclical
  • Pain during sex
  • Infertility or hormonal imbalance
  • Heaving bleeding
  • Back and leg pain with period
  • Trouble falling pregnant
  • Fatigue
  • Bladder dysfunction, including frequency, urgency, or pain
  • Bowel dysfunction
  • Gastrointestinal upsets such as diarrhoea, constipation, nausea, bloating

How can nutrition and lifestyle management help?

  • Reduce gut symptoms including normalising bowel movements and reducing abdominal pain
  • Improve gut-brain axis functioning by working with a psychologist
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Identify any trigger foods
  • Improve stress, anxiety, and sleep
  • Supplements to assist in symptom reduction and improved health