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Adenomyosis is a uterine disorder that can cause a whole host of problems including painful and prolonged menstruation, heavy bleeding, and an enlarged uterus. It can dramatically reduce the quality of a woman’s life because of the excruciating pain, fatigue, anemia from excessive blood loss, and emotional pain associated with fertility issues. Women with this disorder suffer tremendously, both emotionally and physically. Since so many women do not receive a correct diagnosis for years, family members and friends may not fully understand what these women are going through on a daily basis. This book is divided into five sections. Section I reviews the basics of the reproductive tract and the function of hormones in a woman’s body. Section II gets into the specifics of adenomyosis. Since endometriosis commonly occurs in patients with adenomyosis, this disorder is addressed as well. Section III deals with estrogen dominance and the role of xenoestrogens since this disorder has been linked to excess estrogen. Section IV looks at diet and herbs as a way to help control symptoms, and the subject of phytoestrogens is discussed at length. Section V addresses the emotional aspects of this disorder and how stress can exacerbate symptoms. Problems with diagnosis and treatment of adenomyosis shines a light on the fact that we need much more research on this uterine disorder.