Durango endometriosis specialist offers patients relief from pain

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Durango endometriosis specialist offers patients relief from pain

Often misunderstood condition can lead to years of suffering
Dr. Andrew Cook, right, is an internationally known specialist in endometriosis who has opened a clinic in Durango. Endometriosis occurs when tissue similar to the lining of the uterus appears outside the uterus in the body cavity. Cook also has a clinic in Los Gatos, California.

Durango endometriosis specialist offers patients relief from pain

Dr. Andrew Cook, right, is an internationally known specialist in endometriosis who has opened a clinic in Durango. Endometriosis occurs when tissue similar to the lining of the uterus appears outside the uterus in the body cavity. Cook also has a clinic in Los Gatos, California.

Durango endometriosis specialist offers patients relief from pain

Endometriosis is a common disease that can cause extreme pain and infertility in women. It is not well-understood, and women on average experience symptoms for 10 years before getting diagnosed.

Durango endometriosis specialist offers patients relief from pain

Endometriosis grows on an ovary in this photo. Endometriosis is tissue similar to the tissue that lines a woman’s uterus that grows in the body cavity. The invasive form of endometriosis can damage tissue and organs.
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