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February 16, 2018

The Myth Of Absentee Orgasms at the Top of the Org Chart (FYI its Endo)

Article written by Mark Borigini M.D. and published in Phycology Today 2014 (original article found here)  Endometriosis is defined as the growth, adhesion and progression of endometrial glands and supporting tissue outside of the uterine cavity, with cellular activity evident in lesions, nodules, cysts or endometriomas. Although it typically appears benign on microscopic examination, endometriosis […]

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January 25, 2018

What needs to be done for women with endometriosis?

 Article by Endometriosis.org With an estimated 176 million women in the world affected by the painful consequences of endometriosis, it is shameful how little commitment there is to invest in basic research so that the life altering realities of endometriosis can be prevented in the next generation of women. On International Women’s Day 20 health […]

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January 16, 2018

Endometriosis Cure: What You Need to Know

Endometriosis is a disease that affects the female reproductive system due to the development of endomentrium, the tissue that normally lines inside the uterus, growing outside the uterus. The tissue is normally denominated as endometrial patches, implants, nodules, or lesions, and it usually occurs in the pelvic cavity, including on or under the ovaries, on the […]

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January 16, 2018

9 Rules For Sleeping Well With Endometriosis

Like with any chronic disease, endometriosis symptoms can feel much worse when you’re fatigued. Getting quality rest is important — without it, you could experience metabolic and hormonal changes, along with increased inflammation and pain. Winding down before you go to bed is key, as is your bedroom environment. If you get these things right, you’re more likely to have a productive […]

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January 16, 2018

Shedding Light on Reproductive Health: Understanding Adenomyosis

U.K. native Kat François, 44, is a reputable performance artist, writer and playwright, best known for her televised appearances on the BBC3 Poetry Slam Championships in 2004 and the World Poetry Slam Championships in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in 2005. But despite her accolades and extensive global résumé, we initially found ourselves bonding over our reproductive-health issues.  “A-deno-who?” François recalled […]

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January 16, 2018

‘No one understood where my pain was coming from’: Radio host Mel Greig opens up about her struggles with endometriosis – as the Australian government recognises the condition

Federal Australian Government is developing first National Action Plan for endometriosis Will target education and awareness plus research and funding for the condition Greig said she began to feel pain ‘like a stabbing knife’ when she was just 23  She hopes the recognition will end the stigma and help educate young women By Anneta Konstantinides For […]

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January 16, 2018

Call to speed up endometriosis diagnosis in Wales

Image captionEndometriosis affects one in 10 women in the UK and put patients at risk of infertility (Taken from BBC News article) Calls have been made to cut delays in diagnosing a condition which leaves women in chronic pain. Patients say it can take years for them to be diagnosed with endometriosis in Wales. Earlier […]

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January 16, 2018

New (natural) hope for the painful reality of endometriosis

Research is finding that the supplement N-acetylcysteine has potential to decrease endometriosis and improve fertility. Taken from the post by Marita Schauch, ND | Endometriosis is a gynecological disease that affects roughly 10 percent of reproductive-age women. It causes severe pain and cramping in the pelvis and lower abdomen, extremely painful menstrual cramping, pain from penetration […]

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January 16, 2018

Endometriosis: One woman’s painful journey to diagnosis

“It feels like hot knives stabbing through me, like fireworks going off inside me, like something twisting and stretching and taking over me.” This is Jaimee Rae McCormack’s description of the pain of endometriosis. The condition, where cells like the ones in the lining of the womb are found elsewhere in the body, can cause […]

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January 12, 2018

Greg Hunt apologises to women with endometriosis and announces action plan

(Content taken from the The Guardian) Australian health minister hears stories from women with disease before setting up national plan to improve treatment. The Turnbull government announced on Wednesday that it will create the first national action plan for endometriosis to improve the treatment, understanding and awareness of a disease that affects more than 600,000 […]

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January 12, 2018

Painkillers

BY ROS WOOD AND ELLEN T JOHNSON (endometriosis.org) Most of us with endometriosis know quite a bit about having pain. Unfortunately, we know a lot less about how to manage that pain. In our attempts to deal with pain, many of us have used various medications such as aspirin, Paracetamol, Panadol, or Tylenol. These drugs […]

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September 22, 2017

Cities, Foreign Lands and 9 Year Old Me…

(I wrote this yesterday while in Copenhagen City in a cute coffee/book store, while sat in the window with cosey lighting while the sun beams in from the street through the window) Hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhuuummmmmpfh -this best explains my mood and feelings today. And try as I might I can’t shake it, no amount of art galleries, […]

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