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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 25, 2018

‘Listen to women’: UK doctors issued with first guidance on endometriosis

Guardian 6-September-2017  Disease, which causes crippling pain and can lead to infertility, affects 176 million women worldwide and currently takes seven to eight years to diagnose Years of pain, but no diagnosis: one woman’s experience of endometriosis Doctors are being advised to listen to what women tell them about crippling pelvic and period pain and […]

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January 25, 2018

Endometriosis: My life full of pain

BBC News- 6th September 2017  Endometriosis isn’t just painful periods, it’s a chronic condition in a league of its own. One in 10 women has it yet, in the UK, it takes on average seven years to get it correctly diagnosed by a doctor – something experts want to change. With endometriosis, tissue that behaves […]

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January 25, 2018

Myths and Misconceptions of Endometriosis

BY ROS WOOD, HEATHER GUIDONE, AND LONE HUMMELSHOJ Original article found here: www.endometriosis.org/resources/articles/myths  Gender issues and the complex nature of endometriosis have led to the unfortunate creation of too many myths and misconceptions about a disease which affects an estimated 176 million women (and their families) worldwide. Here are the facts about endometriosis – and […]

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January 25, 2018

Ayurveda Shopping List

I have created this post (I will keep adding to it), to help you all in your Ayurveda online shopping (I know what a minefield it can be). I have divided them into the three Doshas for ease and created one overarching header for general Ayurveda shopping which will be useful for all. Ayurveda Book Recommendations […]

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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

‘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 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

Endometriosis Surgery

If you want to read up further there are links to recommended reading throughout the blog post or check out my Endo & Adeno Directory page for further recommended readings, products, groups. Much love B xxx BY ROS WOOD (endometriosis.org) Hormonal treatments have no long-term effect on endometriosis, so you may have to undergo surgery in […]

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December 2, 2017

Yoga Moon Salutations

The Moon Salutation sequence is perfect on days when you feel burned-out, tired or overstimulated. It is especially beneficial for people who are feeling stressed and need to balance the energy before reaching a point of exhaustion and for people who have have reduced doshas. Sunset or in our UK winter times any time before […]

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