Endometriosis is one of those diseases that you seldom hear about until the day that you are diagnosed, or someone close to you. I stumbled across this article pointing out some facts, myths and misconceptions of endometriosis. Good read, setting the record straight. Here are the main points as listed in the article: Endometriosis is... Continue Reading →
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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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →