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The Doctor Will See You Now: Recognizing and Treating Endometriosis

The Doctor Will See You Now: Recognizing and Treating Endometriosis (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

By Seckin, MD, Tamer, MD
Narrator Woodson, Paul
Narrator Zackman, Gabra
Foreword by Lakshmi, Padma

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Written by Tamer Seckin, MD, and with a foreword by Padma Lakshmi, The Doctor Will See You Now gives hope to anyone suffering from endometriosis-a disease affecting tens of millions of women worldwide.

ISBN 9781541464834
Published 31 October 2017 by Tantor Media, Inc
Format Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged edition
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ISBN-13 9781541464834
ISBN-10 1541464834
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Tantor Media, Inc
Imprint Tantor Media, Inc
Publication Date 31 October 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged edition
Edition Unabridged edition
Author(s) By Seckin, MD, Tamer, MD
Narrator Woodson, Paul
Narrator Zackman, Gabra
Foreword by Lakshmi, Padma
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Women's Health
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 190mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 72g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Family & Health: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 618.142
Catalogue Code 792250

Description of this Book

Endometriosis materializes when the endometrium-the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus-sheds, but does not exit a woman's body during her period. Instead, it grows outside of the uterus, spreading to organs and nerves in and around the pelvic region. The resulting pain is so physically and emotionally insufferable that it can mercilessly dominate a woman's life. The average woman with endometriosis is twenty-seven years old before she is diagnosed. It is one of the top three causes of female infertility. The pain it emits can affect a woman's career, social life, relationships, sexual activity, sleep, and diet. It is incurable, but highly treatable. Unfortunately, though, it is rarely treated in a timely manner, if at all, because of misdiagnoses and/or a lack of education among those in the medical community. This book gives hope to everyone connected to endometriosis. That includes every woman and young girl who has it, and the women and men in their lives who know something is wrong, but do not know what it is or what to do about it. This book is written at a level that everyone with ties to this disease can relate to and understand, but it is also for doctors with good intentions who lack the knowledge of how to diagnose or treat it.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This comprehensive text, as the author hopes, is likely to raise awareness among other physicians and among general readers, particularly women who will now have the knowledge necessary to become powerful self-advocates. ---Publishers Weekly

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Author's Bio

Tamer Seckin, MD, is a board-certified gynecologist and laparoscopic surgeon in private practice in New York City, practicing at North Shore LIJ/Lenox Hill Hospital. He specializes in treating women with endometriosis and is the founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America. Paul Woodson holds a BFA in acting from Boston University and has been acting and singing since the age of thirteen. He has recorded close to 150 audiobooks in many different genres--including romance, fiction, history, biography, and mystery-and has performed in over 100 stage productions across the USA and Europe. Gabra Zackman is the award-winning narrator of over 300 audiobooks. She has been in the business since 2004, when she started recording for the National Library Service for the Blind. A classically trained actress, Gabra has appeared in theaters all over the country as well as on film and television.

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