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This randomized, double-blind, 2-group parallel, clinical trial conducted in Brazil compared the effects of melatonin compared with a placebo on endometriosis-associated pelvic pain, brain derived neurotrophic factor level and sleep quality. Forty women were randomized into melatonin 10 mg/day (n=20) or placebo (n=20) groups for 8 weeks. Forty women with chronic pelvic pain, who were […]

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NAC, Something new for Endometriosis

Endometriosis is one of the most common gynecological diseases and can cause chronic pelvic pain and chronic lower abdominal pain, menstrual cramps, pain with vaginal penetration during sex, abnormal bleeding and infertility. Available conventional therapies include hormonal therapies, pain medication and surgery. A natural substance that is free of side effects, and one that shows […]

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Tea and risk of endometrial cancer

This meta-analysis was done to assess the association between tea consumption and endometrial cancer. A total of 7 studies with 2 cohort studies and 5 case-control studies met the criteria for inclusion in this meta-analysis. Green teas and black teas were included in the search. A total of 3487 cases and of endometrial cancer and […]

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Pine bark extract and endometriosis

Fifty eight women were surgically diagnosed with endometriosis and were then started on Pycnogenol within 6 months of the surgery after confirming regular menstruation and ovulation for three months. Women were randomized to receive either pycnogenol 30 mg twice daily for 48 weeks or a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (Gn-RHa), leuprorelin acetate depot, 3.75 mg IM […]

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