Endometriosis Treatment

Endometriosis is usually treated with medication or surgery. You and your doctor will decide on the plan of action based on your unique circumstances, the severity of your signs and symptoms and whether you hoping to become pregnant in the future. Generally, doctors recommend trying conservative treatment approaches first, opting for surgery as a last…

Diagnosing endometriosis

In most cases endometriosis causes mild to severe pain. Your doctor can only diagnose you based on the information you give him/her. They can’t feel what you feel. So don’t hold back describe every little possible thing that you might have noticed. No matter how insignificant it might seem. I know in the beginning it…

Symptoms of Endometriosis

Most woman experience different symptoms. You could experience a single symptom or multiple symptoms if you have endometriosis. In some cases there were even no symptoms of endometriosis. The key is to not see every single thing as a possible symptom for some disease or another but to get confirmation from a qualified doctor. The…

How Endometriosis works and the different types

Me being an analytical person, the main thing was to understand what Endometriosis is and how it works. I believe if you understand something first, you will have a better approach to to problem and tackle it better from the get go instead of just jumping in head first. The below is a copy-paste from…

What Causes Endometriosis?

From what I understand and have read (mostly in general internet articles, so for you hardcore researchers you are welcome to go search for actual published research articles) is that the general consensus is that we are not 100% sure what causes endometriosis. The most common culprit seems to be genetics. That it is passed…

What is endometriosis?

A good and short explanation of what endometriosis is, I found on a website: http://visanne.com/en/home_/ Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the one lining the inside of the womb, known as the endometrium, can be found outside the womb itself or on other nearby organs, such as the pelvic wall ovaries, bladder, and…

Why a blog about endometriosis?

I was diagnosed in 2012 with Endometriosis level 4, at the age of 26. Not knowing what that meant I turned to Google. I found that it is much more common than what people talk about and that it is not the end of the world necessarily. But it is still something that you don’t…