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This Is What Endometriosis Really Feels Like


(Photo Courtesy By: Kyung Jeon) Despite it being one of the most common gynecologic diseases, a leading cause of infertility, and debilitatingly painful, endometriosis isn’t a very popular topic of conversation. The condition, estimated to affect around 5 million American women, typically causes painful periods, an experience too many women …

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What You Need to Know About Endometriosis and Your Fertility


Doubling over with pain during your period? Sometimes, it’s way more than just a serious case of cramps. For approximately 176 million women globally, it’s endometriosis, a painful disease in which tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. And unfortunately, endometriosis is one …

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Women discuss endometriosis: ‘No one believed I could be in such pain from a period’


Ahuge number of women with endometriosis rushed to respond to the Guardian’s coverage of the issue, inspired to share their experiences of the rarely discussed disease in the hope of helping others. Although an estimated 176 million women around the world suffer from the‘secret plague’, too few primary care doctors …

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Endometriosis: the hidden suffering of millions of women revealed


Often dismissed as ‘women’s troubles’, endometriosis affects one woman in 10 of reproductive age, yet a lack of research and funding means sufferers can live in severe pain, unable to work or socialise Primary care doctors often do not know what endometriosis is and large numbers of women are under-treated …

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3 Ways to Treat Endometriosis


Endometriosis is a syndrome in which the tissues that line the uterus develop in other parts of the body. This abnormal growth can cause pain, atypical bleeding, and even sterility. Although these growths in tissue, referred to as Endometrial implants, can occur in different parts of the body, they are …

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