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Heba Shaheed is the co-founder and CEO of The Pelvic Expert; a digital wellbeing platform specializing in maternal, menstrual, and hormone health. Heba was inspired to work in the space following her own challenges that include a 15-year history of chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis and witnessing the devastating effects of birth injury following her sister’s first birth. Heba is a leading authority on women’s pelvic health and is a media commentator on this important, and under-represented, issue who regularly speaks at international health and women’s conferences.

In this episode, we’ll be discussing why surgery alone is not enough when treating endometriosis, the biological reasons endometriosis is so painful, the fertility factors that come into play when experiencing endometriosis and considering surgery, how your diet can impact your endometriosis, and more!

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Here are the highlights of what we cover during this episode: 

  • What the latest science has to say about endometriosis
  • How surgery alone is not enough when treating endometriosis
  • An explanation for why Endometriosis is so painful
  • What you need to know before having surgery as part of your endometriosis treatment plan
  • The fertility factors that come into play when considering surgery
  • The main thing you can do to improve your fertility while having endometriosis
  • The connection between your diet and endometriosis

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