Episode 18: Link Between Endometriosis and Autoimmunity with Dr. Jessica Drummond
Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus grows outside the uterus. It's not known exactly what causes endometriosis.
But do you know there is a link between endometriosis and autoimmune diseases?
Autoimmunity is a medical condition in which your body's immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells and tissues.
It is important to know this link between autoimmunity and endometriosis to help better understand the causes and management of endometriosis.
In this episode, Dr. Jessica Drummond covers everything you need to know about endometriosis and autoimmunity link including:
- How common is endometriosis?
- Symptoms to watch out for in women who might have endometriosis
- Is endometriosis an autoimmune disease?
- Is it common to have endometriosis and Hashimoto's?
- What is your approach to healing endometriosis from the root cause?
About the Guest:
Dr. Jessica Drummond is the CEO of The Integrative Women’s Health Institute and author of Outsmart Endometriosis. She holds licenses in physical therapy and clinical nutrition and is a board-certified health coach.
She has 20 years of experience working with women with chronic pelvic pain, facilitates educational programs for women’s health professionals in more than 60 countries globally, and leads virtual wellness programs for people with endometriosis. Dr. Drummond lives and works with her husband and daughters between Houston, Texas, and Fairfield, Connecticut.
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About the Host:
Dr. Anshul Gupta is a best-selling author, speaker, researcher, and world expert in Hashimoto’s disease. He educates people worldwide on reversing Hashimoto’s disease.
He is a Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician, with advanced certification in Functional Medicine, Peptide therapy, and also Fellowship trained in Integrative Medicine.
He has worked at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Department of Functional Medicine alongside Dr. Mark Hyman. He has helped thousands of patients to reverse their health issues by using the concepts of functional medicine.
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