The best diet for endometriosis that can help relieve painful symptoms

Endometriosis is a condition where the uterine lining grows outside the uterus — causing painful, heavy periods and abdominal discomfort. More than 11% of women in the US, ages 15 to 44, are diagnosed with endometriosis.

Though more research is needed, studies have shown that a proper diet can lower the risk of developing endometriosis and also relieve symptoms. Here's what you need to know about the link between diet and uterine health.

Do You Have To Stop Breastfeeding To Do An Embryo Transfer?

Things are going well between you and your baby. You’re bonding, you’re breastfeeding — but you’re suddenly starting to get the yearning for another newborn. If you’re turning to in vitro fertilization as a way to grow your family, you might have heard that nursing is a no-no if you want a successful implantation. So will you have to stop breastfeeding to do an embryo transfer? Like most things in life, it’s all about timing.

All About Endometriosis

I recently saw a 32 year-old woman in our Coral Gables practice who had been trying to conceive for 18 months. She had terrible pain with periods as a teenager that would often keep her home from school. Placing her on birth control pills made her symptoms much more manageable. When she decided to stop birth control about 15 years later to start a family, her painful periods returned. Here are some of the indicators that led us to a diagnosis.

PCOS, Diet and Nutrition: How Diet Can Increase Your Fertility Factor

Around 116 million women worldwide have been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome.

PCOS. VICTORIA BECKHAM has it. So does Kate Pearson, the beloved character on the NBC drama "This Is Us."

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, first described in the 20th century, is one of the most common yet complex metabolic and endocrine disorders diagnosed in women of childbearing age.

Journal Publication: Delayed Diagnosis of Microperforate Hymen Leading to Urethral Dilation Secondary to Coital Activity

Detailed visual inspection of external genitalia is necessary to accurately diagnose vaginal and hymenal anomalies.

Underwood, Porshia G. MD; Bauer, Jessica MD; Huguelet, Patricia MD; Alaniz, Veronica I. MD, MPH

8 Fascinating Things That Happen When Your Estrogen Levels Aren't Balanced

It's no secret that the human body is complex, and sometimes, it can be hard for us to grasp just how much hormone imbalances can impact us, especially when it comes to estrogen. And since estrogen is so important to reproductive health and overall wellbeing, we might not consider all the possible things that happen when your estrogen levels aren't balanced.

Dr. Bauer is committed to a patient-centered approach to all aspects of fertility and reproduction.