Endometriosis

Lifestyle modifications

NUTRITION

  • There are few studies and of limited quality that have evaluated the benefit of
    nutrition interventions for reducing symptoms of endometriosis (1)
  • Limited evidence suggest omega 3 intake may reduce pain duration, intensity and use of pain killers in endometriosis (1)

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

  • There is not sufficient evidence to make a firm conclusion about the benefit of physical activity / exercise to reduce endometriosis related pain (1)

References

1) https://www.eshre.eu/Guidelines-and-Legal/Guidelines/Endometriosis-guideline


Resources

EXPLANATION TO EVIDENCE PRESENTATION

Figure: Evidence pyramid

Evidence based on guidelines and evidence based Clinical Decision Systems is written in BOLD font

Evidence based on meta analysis or systematic reviews is written in BOLD and CURSIVE font

​Evidence based on randomized controlled trials is written in PLAIN font

Evidence based on observational / cohort studies is written in CURSIVE font