Website Resources

Let’s Talk Period

Let’s Talk Period aims to increase awareness of the signs and symptoms of bleeding disorders.
www.letstalkperiod.ca

 

Canadian Hemophilia Society

The Canadian Hemophilia Society is committed to improving the health and quality of life of all people in Canada with inherited bleeding disorders and ultimately finding cures.
www.hemophilia.ca

 

CODErouge

When women bleed too much. An initiative of the Canadian Hemophilia Society.
www.coderougewomen.ca

 

The Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research

The Centre studies the physical and psychological causes and effects of ovulation disturbances on women’s overall health. CeMCOR publishes scientific results and disseminates information directly to women.
www.cemcor.ubc.ca

 

The Endometriosis Network Canada

A volunteer-run, incorporated, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to facilitate & promote a patient-centred approach to managing endometriosis.
http://endometriosisnetwork.com/

 

Endometriosis.org

The global platforms that facilitates collaboration and information sharing between women with endometriosis, physicians, scientists, and others interested in the disease.
http://endometriosis.org/

 

American Association for Gynecological Laparoscopists (AAGL)

The AAGL is the leading association promoting minimally invasive gynecologic surgery among surgeons worldwide.
http://www.aagl.org/

 

MISforWomen

A service of the AAGL. Minimally Invasive Surgery is an Option.
http://www.misforwomen.com/

 

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

ASRM is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of reproductive medicine.
http://www.asrm.org

 

ReproductiveFacts.org

Patient information from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
http://www.reproductivefacts.org

 

BC Women’s Centre for Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis

One of the few tertiary care Centres of Excellence in Canada for the management of endometriosis and pelvic pain.
http://www.bcwomens.ca/our-services/gynecology/pelvic-pain-endometriosis/

 

Endometriosis UK

Endometriosis UK helps women take back control by providing vital support services, reliable information and a community for those affected by endometriosis.
https://www.endometriosis-uk.org/

 

Global Library of Women’s Medicine (GLOWM) – endometriosis

http://www.glowm.com./section_view/item/11

 

Pelvic Pain Support Network

https://www.pelvicpain.org.uk/

 

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)

The only global organisation representing national societies of obstetricians and gynecologists.
https://www.figo.org/

 

International Pelvic Pain Society

Educating health care professionals how to diagnose and manage chronic pelvic pain, thereby changing the lives of patients worldwide; bringing hope to men and women who suffer from chronic pelvic pain by significantly raising public awareness and impacting individual lives.
https://pelvicpain.org/home.aspx

 

World Endometriosis Society (WES)

The WES advances evidence-based standards and innovations for education, advocacy, clinical care, and research in endometriosis and related disorders, in collaboration with its stakeholders and global partners to improve the lives of all affected women and their families.
http://endometriosis.ca/

 

Health Quality Ontario

Quality Standards on Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
http://www.hqontario.ca/Evidence-to-Improve-Care/Quality-Standards/View-all-Quality-Standards/Heavy-Menstrual-Bleeding?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=QS%20-%20HMB%20Final&utm_content=QS%20-%20HMB%20Final+CID_084d22e2404966af52c79af726b694e3&utm_source=email%20CM&utm_term=HEAVY%20MENSTRUAL%20BLEEDING%20QUALITY%20STANDARD

 

Health Quality Ontario

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding – Patient Reference Guide
http://www.hqontario.ca/Portals/0/documents/evidence/quality-standards/qs-heavy-menstrual-bleeding-patient-guide-en.pdf

 

SOGC – SexandU.ca

SexandU.ca provides accurate, credible, and up-to-date information and education on topics related to sexual and reproductive health.
https://www.sexandu.ca/

 

SOGC – MenopauseandU.ca

MenopauseandU.ca brings trustworthy information about menopause and osteoporosis to the general public and health professionals.
http://www.menopauseandu.ca/

 

SOGC – PregnancyInfo.ca

An evidence-based informative website about pregnancy and childbirth for the Canadian public and healthcare professionals from pre-conception through the postpartum period.
https://www.pregnancyinfo.ca/

 

SOGC – HerNutrition.ca

Nutrition for women, simplified. This website is filled with evidence-based information about nutrition for women and girls at various stages of life, to help guide you and your family towards achieving your best nutritional health.
https://www.hernutrition.ca/

Guidelines

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)

Menstrual Suppression in Special Circumstances
http://www.jogc.com/article/S1701-2163(15)30442-4/abstract

 

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)

Endometrial Ablation in the Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
http://www.jogc.com/article/S1701-2163(15)30288-7/abstract

 

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)

The Management of Uterine Leiomyomas
http://www.jogc.com/article/S1701-2163(15)30338-8/abstract

 

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Pre-Menopausal Women
http://www.jogc.com/article/S1701-2163(15)30732-5/abstract

 

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)

Endometriosis: Diagnosis and Management
http://www.jogc.com/article/S1701-2163(16)34589-3/abstract

 

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)

The Management of Uterine Fibroids in Women with Otherwise Unexplained Infertility
http://www.jogc.com/article/S1701-2163(15)30318-2/abstract

 

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)

Guideline for the diagnosis and management of endometriosis
https://www.eshre.eu/Guidelines-and-Legal/Guidelines/Endometriosis-guideline.aspx

 

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics

FIGO classification system (PALM-COEIN) for causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in nongravid women of reproductive age
https://yourperiod.ca/wp-content/themes/su-2016/assets/doc/AUBClassification.pdf

Videos

SOGC

Know your surgery options #YouHaveaChoice

Not enough women are given a choice of medical procedures. For many, 6-8 weeks recovery time isn’t possible. Other options exist and should be made available to all women across the country. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHKo9WyfS5s

 

World Endometriosis Society

Endometriosis – This film helps women recognize symptoms of endometriosis before their long-term health and quality of life are affected.

The film talks about what is normal, and what isn’t, when it comes to pain. It highlights the symptoms of endometriosis, explains diagnosis and treatment options, and encourages those who recognize these symptoms within themselves to seek help.
https://vimeo.com/20910143

 

HNE Health

Understanding pain and what to do about it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=qEWc2XtaNwg

Infographics

The Canadian Pain Society, Canadian Pain Coalition, The Canadian Pain Foundation, L’Association québecoise de la douleur chronique

Pain Explained
http://endometriosisinfo.ca/documents/Pain-Explained1page.pdf