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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27522645/mechanisms-of-pain-in-endometriosis
#1
Matteo Morotti, Katy Vincent, Christian M Becker
Pain is the central symptom in endometriosis and often persists despite treatment of the disease. Multiple mechanisms underlie endometriosis-associated pain including nociception, inflammation, and alterations in peripheral and central nervous system pain processing. As also occuring in other chronic conditions, pain in endometriosis is often associated with psychological distress and fatigue, both of which may amplify pain. It is hoped that in the future methods of phenotyping women on the basis of the underlying pain mechanisms will be developed, likely combining a critical evaluation of clinical symptoms and signs with laboratory and imaging tests...
August 3, 2016: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27331050/characteristics-of-women-with-endometriosis-from-the-usa-and-puerto-rico
#2
Jessica Fourquet, Ninet Sinaii, Pamela Stratton, Fareed Khayel, Carolina Alvarez-Garriga, Manuel Bayona, Mary Lou Ballweg, Idhaliz Flores
PURPOSE: To describe lifetime differences in clinical characteristics of women with endometriosis between the USA and Puerto Rico. METHODS: A descriptive study using self-administered demographic and clinical questionnaires was undertaken. Women with self-reported surgically diagnosed endometriosis who completed questionnaires from the Endometriosis Association (EA), Wisconsin, USA (n = 4358) and the Endometriosis Research Program (ERP) in Puerto Rico (n = 878), were included in this study...
October 2015: Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27095958/aromatase-inhibitors-in-the-treatment-of-endometriosis
#3
REVIEW
Radosław Słopień, Błażej Męczekalski
Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory condition in which foci of endometrial tissue grow outside of the uterine cavity. Endometriosis was estimated to affect 176 million women of childbearing potential all over the world in 2010. The presence of extrauterine endometrial tissue is associated with pain and infertility. Typical symptoms of endometriosis include dysmenorrhoea, dyspareunia, heavy menstrual periods (menorrhagia), pelvic pain that is not related to menstrual cycles, dysuria, and chronic fatigue...
March 2016: Przeglad Menopauzalny, Menopause Review
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26926975/chronic-pelvic-pain-in-women
#4
Linda M Speer, Saudia Mushkbar, Tara Erbele
Chronic pelvic pain in women is defined as persistent, noncyclic pain perceived to be in structures related to the pelvis and lasting more than six months. Often no specific etiology can be identified, and it can be conceptualized as a chronic regional pain syndrome or functional somatic pain syndrome. It is typically associated with other functional somatic pain syndromes (e.g., irritable bowel syndrome, nonspecific chronic fatigue syndrome) and mental health disorders (e.g., posttraumatic stress disorder, depression)...
March 1, 2016: American Family Physician
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26184102/statin-use-is-associated-with-bladder-pain-syndrome-interstitial-cystitis-a-population-based-case-control-study
#5
C Y Huang, S D Chung, L T Kao, H C Lin, L H Wang
INTRODUCTION: Statin may induce epithelial dysfunction of the bladder urothelium. Epithelial dysfunction was proposed as one of the major potential etiologies for bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC). In this study, we examined the association between statin use and BPS/IC using a population-based study. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: This case-control study used the Taiwan Longitudinal Health Insurance Database. In total, 815 female subjects with BPS/IC and 4075 randomly selected female controls were included...
2015: Urologia Internationalis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25789593/neuroendocrine-and-stress-related-aspects-of-endometriosis
#6
REVIEW
Stefano Luisi, Alessandra Pizzo, Serena Pinzauti, Errico Zupi, Gabriele Centini, Lucia Lazzeri, Costantino Di Carlo, Felice Petraglia
Endometriosis is a model of a benign gynecologic disease associated with two major symptoms: pain and infertility. When becomes chronic, severe psychological and neuroendocrine changes may occur. The high levels of perceived stress caused by symptoms cause a neuroendocrine disequilibrium thus contributing to the progression of the disease. Elevated stress levels alter hormonal secretions, mood and behavior, sexual disorders and appetite custom. Inflammatory comorbidities may be associated with elevated stress in endometriotic patients (inflammatory bowel disease, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue) and even autoimmune diseases (thyroid disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, multiple sclerosis)...
2015: Neuro Endocrinology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25723864/-interdisciplinary-diagnosis-and-treatment-of-deep-infiltrating-endometriosis
#7
I Alkatout, J-H Egberts, L Mettler, M Doniec, T Wedel, K-P Jünemann, T Becker, W Jonat, T Schollmeyer
Endometriosis is the second most common benign female genital disease after uterine myoma. This review discusses the interdisciplinary approach to the treatment of deep infiltrating endometriosis. Endometriosis has been defined as the presence of endometrial glands and stroma outside the internal epithelial lining of the cavum uteri. As a consequence, endometriosis can cause a wide range of symptoms such as chronic pelvic pain, subfertility, dysmenorrhea, deep dyspareunia, cyclical bowel or bladder symptoms (e...
February 27, 2015: Zentralblatt Für Chirurgie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25647777/early-menopause-and-other-gynecologic-risk-indicators-for-chronic-fatigue-syndrome-in-women
#8
Roumiana S Boneva, Jin-Mann S Lin, Elizabeth R Unger
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to examine whether gynecologic conditions are associated with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). METHODS: This study includes a subset of 157 women from a population-based case-control study in Georgia, United States, conducted in 2004-2009. Gynecologic history was collected using a self-administered questionnaire. Crude odds ratios (ORs) with 95% CIs and ORs adjusted for body mass index and other covariates, where relevant, were estimated for gynecologic conditions between 84 CFS cases and 73 healthy controls...
August 2015: Menopause: the Journal of the North American Menopause Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25286603/-effectiveness-of-medical-rehabilitation-of-women-of-reproductive-age-with-fatigue-syndrome
#9
N O Udovika, I Iu Romanenko, O O Lieonov
Efficacy Erbisol in combination with Lymphomyosot and Echinacea compositum C in medical rehabilitation of women of reproductive age with fatigue syndrome and chronic gynecological pathology was studied. It was found that this complex of medications promotes faster and more effective reduction of the level of circulating immune complexes in the serum, achievement of persistent clinical remission of disease and liquidation of fatigue syndrome manifestations, what improves the quality of life of patients.
March 2014: Likars'ka Sprava
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24807511/gynecological-disorders-in-bladder-pain-syndrome-interstitial-cystitis-patients
#10
REVIEW
Mauro Cervigni, Franca Natale
OBJECTIVES: Bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis, a chronic inflammatory condition of the bladder, is the source of pain in over 30% of female patients with chronic pelvic pain. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the most frequent associations between bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis and gynecological disorders. METHODS: A literature review of the previous 10 years was carried out to evaluate the incidence of gynecological diseases in patients with bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis...
April 2014: International Journal of Urology: Official Journal of the Japanese Urological Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23991081/bladder-pain-syndrome-interstitial-cystitis-is-associated-with-hyperthyroidism
#11
Shiu-Dong Chung, Shih-Ping Liu, Ching-Chun Lin, Hsien-Chang Li, Herng-Ching Lin
BACKGROUND: Although the etiology of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC) is still unclear, a common theme with BPS/IC patients is comorbid disorders which are related to the autonomic nervous system that connects the nervous system to end-organs. Nevertheless, no study to date has reported the association between hyperthyroidism and BPS/IC. In this study, we examined the association of IC/BPS with having previously been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism in Taiwan. DESIGN: Data in this study were retrieved from the Longitudinal Health Insurance Database...
2013: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23884896/the-social-and-psychological-impact-of-endometriosis-on-women-s-lives-a-critical-narrative-review
#12
REVIEW
Lorraine Culley, Caroline Law, Nicky Hudson, Elaine Denny, Helene Mitchell, Miriam Baumgarten, Nick Raine-Fenning
BACKGROUND Endometriosis is a chronic condition affecting between 2 and 17% of women of reproductive age. Common symptoms are chronic pelvic pain, fatigue, congestive dysmenorrhoea, heavy menstrual bleeding and deep dyspareunia. Studies have demonstrated the considerable negative impact of this condition on women's quality of life (QoL), especially in the domains of pain and psychosocial functioning. The impact of endometriosis is likely to be exacerbated by the absence of an obvious cause and the likelihood of chronic, recurring symptoms...
November 2013: Human Reproduction Update
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23637555/latent-class-analysis-of-comorbidity-patterns-among-women-with-generalized-and-localized-vulvodynia-preliminary-findings
#13
Ruby Hn Nguyen, Christin Veasley, Derek Smolenski
BACKGROUND: The pattern and extent of clustering of comorbid pain conditions with vulvodynia is largely unknown. However, elucidating such patterns may improve our understanding of the underlying mechanisms involved in these common causes of chronic pain. We sought to describe the pattern of comorbid pain clustering in a population-based sample of women with diagnosed vulvodynia. METHODS: A total of 1457 women with diagnosed vulvodynia self-reported their type of vulvar pain as localized, generalized, or both...
2013: Journal of Pain Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23553652/obstructive-sleep-apnea-increases-the-risk-of-bladder-pain-syndrome-interstitial-cystitis-a-population-based-matched-cohort-study
#14
Shiu-Dong Chung, Ching-Chun Lin, Shih-Ping Liu, Herng-Ching Lin
AIMS: Previous studies indicated a possible association between bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC) and sleep disorders including sleep abnormalities with delayed onset of sleep, waking up before needed, and snoring. Nevertheless, no previous study has reported the association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and BPS/IC. In this retrospective cohort study, we examined the risk of BPS/IC among subjects with OSA during a 3-year follow-up in Taiwan using a population-based dataset...
March 2014: Neurourology and Urodynamics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23507008/prevalence-of-pain-syndromes-mood-conditions-and-asthma-in-adolescents-and-young-women-with-endometriosis
#15
Noam Smorgick, Courtney A Marsh, Sawsan As-Sanie, Yolanda R Smith, Elisabeth H Quint
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Adult women with endometriosis are often diagnosed with comorbid pain, mood, and autoimmune conditions. This study aims to describe the occurrence of pain syndromes, mood conditions, and asthma in adolescents and young women with endometriosis evaluated at our medical center. DESIGN: Retrospective review of medical records. SETTING: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at a tertiary referral center. PARTICIPANTS: 138 adolescents/young women who were less than age 24 years at the time of their initial visit at our medical center, and whose surgical diagnosis of endometriosis was made at our institution or by outside institutions by the age of 21...
June 2013: Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23129416/a-case-control-study-on-the-association-between-rheumatoid-arthritis-and-bladder-pain-syndrome-interstitial-cystitis
#16
Joseph J Keller, Shih-Ping Liu, Herng-Ching Lin
AIM: While bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC) has been suggested by a number of studies to have autoimmune character, no population-based study to date has been conducted investigating its association with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This study aimed to examine the association between IC/BPS and having previously been diagnosed with RA. METHODS: We conducted this study by using administrative claims data sourced from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Database...
September 2013: Neurourology and Urodynamics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23054497/health-related-quality-of-life-in-patients-with-interstitial-cystitis-bladder-pain-syndrome-and-frequently-associated-comorbidities
#17
Anne M Suskind, Sandra H Berry, Marika J Suttorp, Marc N Elliott, Ron D Hays, Brett A Ewing, J Quentin Clemens
PURPOSE: To estimate the association of chronic non-urologic conditions [i.e., fibromyalgia (FM), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)] with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS). METHODS: A total of 276 women with established diagnoses of IC/BPS completed a telephone interview which included demographics, self-reported medical conditions, the SF-36 health survey, and the interstitial cystitis symptom index (ICSI)...
September 2013: Quality of Life Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22895546/association-of-bladder-pain-syndrome-interstitial-cystitis-with-urinary-calculus-a-nationwide-population-based-study
#18
Joseph Keller, Yi-Kuang Chen, Herng-Ching Lin
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: Although one prior study reported an association between bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC) and urinary calculi (UC), no population-based study to date has been conducted to explore this relationship. Therefore, using a population-based data set in Taiwan, this study set out to investigate the association between BPS/IC and a prior diagnosis of UC. METHODS: This study included 9,269 cases who had received their first-time diagnosis of BPS/IC between 2006 and 2007 and 46,345 randomly selected controls...
April 2013: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22329615/co-morbid-pain-conditions-and-feelings-of-invalidation-and-isolation-among-women-with-vulvodynia
#19
Ruby H N Nguyen, Ali M Ecklund, Richard F Maclehose, Christin Veasley, Bernard L Harlow
Many women with vulvodynia also suffer from other chronic co-morbid pain conditions. Alone, these pain conditions are associated with feeling invalidated by others and feeling socially isolated. It is unclear, however, how the presence of additional pain co-morbidities are associated with the psychosocial wellbeing of women with vulvodynia. We used data from a survey administered by the National Vulvodynia Association. Women reported clinician-diagnosed vulvodynia, presence of co-morbid pain, and how often they felt that they felt no one believed their pain existed (invalidated) and isolated...
2012: Psychology, Health & Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21792339/dienogest-in-long-term-treatment-of-endometriosis
#20
Adolf E Schindler
Endometriosis is a chronic disease primarily affecting women of childbearing age, in which endometriotic lesions form outside the uterus, typically leading to painful symptoms, fatigue, and infertility. The symptoms of endometriosis may cause significant impairment in quality of life and represent a substantial economic burden to patients, families, and society. There is no cure for endometriosis; management consists of alleviating pain and other symptoms, reducing endometriotic lesions, and improving quality of life...
2011: International Journal of Women's Health
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