Month: August 2019

The Relationship Between Gut Health and Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by endometrial-like tissue found outside the uterus. This tissue is commonly found on the ovaries, and is described as a “chocolate cyst” on ultrasound. It can also be found on the uterine ligaments, in the colon, and throughout the abdominal cavity. It can even be found on the …

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Bile Acids in PCOS

Bile Acids as a Hormonal Factor in PCOS

Bile Acids as a Hormonal Factor in PCOS A study was recently conducted on circulating bile acids in women with PCOS. This is the very first study [1] of its kind, and involved 37 women with PCOS matched to women without the condition. Researchers measured conjugated bile acids, and these were found to be elevated in patients with …

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