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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

‘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 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

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

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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January 12, 2018

World Congress on Endometriosis empowers women through advocacy and education

BY HEATHER GUIDONE (endometriosis.org) The 13th World Congress on Endometriosis kicked off in Vancouver, Canada on 17 May 2017 with the overarching theme of “turning over a new leaf.” Over 440 abstracts were presented from 60 countries, representing the forefront of clinical and bench investigations being carried out around the world. The World Congresses have a […]

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January 3, 2018

Your Pain Is Real

    How many times were you belittled? How many times were you patronised? How long did it take you to get diagnosed? Personally its all too frickin long!   I WANT YOU TO REMEMBER YOU ARE NOT A HYPOCHONDRIAC YOU ARE NOT AN ATTENTION SEEKER DONT STOP LISTENING TO YOUR INTUITION DONT STOP FIGHTING […]

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March 30, 2017

What Does it Mean to be Human

This YouTube vid popped up on my recommended listening, and I cant stop playing it. It completely resonates with the conversations and thoughts I am having on this amazing Goa trip with amazing people.

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March 26, 2017

I am starting to feel good

Date: 24-3-2017 Time of practice: 8:00am What I had eaten: Empty tummy Mood before: Had a rough nights sleep as all the little critter who could bite you in Goa have taken a lovely chomp out of my legs the night before and its keeping me up in the night. Mood after: Blissed out, I […]

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March 24, 2017

Rude Awakenings

  Date: 22-3-2017 Time of practice: 8:00am What I had eaten: Empty tummy Mood before: Tired (woken up 45 mins before hand), I think jet lag is still at play Mood after: Thoughtful, sad, relieved Endo before: OK, my hips haven’t been clicking but I am so stiff, I feel like I am seeing up […]

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