072: Is endometrial ablation worth it?

Do you experience excessive menstrual bleeding? This could be defined as soaking a pad or tampon every two hours or less, bleeding that lasts longer than eight days or anemia from excessive blood loss.
One effective and quick-recovery procedure to help manage excessive menstrual bleeding is called endometrial ablation. In this episode, Holly’s friend Katie shares her personal journey of choosing the treatment for heavy bleeding. Katie chats about the decision process, procedure and recovery process. Dr. Oakley also discusses the benefits versus limitations of in-office endometrial ablation. Thank you for listening. Please send in your comments, questions and suggestions for future topics at TheLadyBod@stelizabeth.com. The Lady Bod Podcast is presented by St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Physicians.