Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonist (GnRH-a) Therapy for Endometriosis
How It Works
- Stops menstrual periods.
- Stops the growth and reduces the size of Reference endometriosis Opens New Window sites.
GnRH-a therapy is limited to a short period of time (3 to 6 months). For some women, the benefits of treatment are only a temporary solution, lasting several months. For others, relief is long-lasting.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology