Archive for August 2012
Endometriosis affects a staggering 176 million women worldwide and over 5.5 million women in North America alone. It is a condition that, at its worst, can cause debilitating pain. Symptoms include excruciatingly painful
periods, painful sex, bowel problems, and generalized pain. It can also causes severe fatigue that is similar to that suffered by many cancer patients.
Dr. Cook explains the underlying issues holistic healing strategies and leading-edge forms of surgery to support healing endometriosis.
Dr. Cook is an internationally recognized women’s health expert who has devoted his professional life to helping women with complex health problems. A renowned gynecologic surgeon, he is a leader in minimally invasive surgical techniques and a pioneer in the treatment and management of endometriosis. He is the founder and medical director of Vital Health Institute in Los Gatos, California.
Dr. Cook trained as both a gynecologist and a reproductive endocrinologist. He finished his fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1991 and has been in private practice, primarily in Northern California, since then. He is one of only a handful of experienced specialists devoted to the treatment of endometriosis and pelvic pain. Even among these specialists, he is unique in his comprehensive approach to his patients’ overall health.
Dr. Cook is known for his compassion, dedication, and leading-edge integrative approach that combines traditional Western medicine and surgical treatment with complementary care and a holistic philosophy.
The Missing Pieces of the Breast Cancer Puzzle with Dr. David Zava
Unravelling the many underlying health and hormonal issues that compromise a woman's hormonal health and increases the risk of breast cancer as well as practical, effective tests and solutions that very women must know.David T. Zava, PhD President and Owner Dr. Zava received his doctorate in Biochemistry from the University of Tennessee, Memphis in 1974. As founder of ZRT labs (1998), he has been instrumental in developing research projects with physicians and academic groups to understand the role of steroid hormones in health and disease for the past decade. In addition, he has continued to educate the public and healthcare professionals through his published writings on saliva hormone testing, hormone imbalance and hormonal links to health and disease. He co-authored a landmark book, What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Breast Cancer: How Hormone Balance Can Help Save Your Life.