Nutritional supplements are incredibly appealing for their promise to naturally support our body in reaching our optimal health. Can they help to eliminate symptoms of a chronic illness like endometriosis? Yes? Then, I’m in!
BUT... it’s important to connect with a health care practitioner who can oversee what supplements you're taking – especially if you’re also taking prescription medication. So don’t dismiss that question that your clinician asks about what vitamins or supplements you’re taking. Loop them in! Start a conversation about what is best for your body.
Can’t reach your physician? At least, connect with a pharmacist who can look up potential contraindications. Supplements are good – and I take quite a few of them – just be sure to have a plan and direction with them. They’re not a one-size-fits-all approach.
Have you heard about the new tampon technology currently being tested to detect endometriosis?