The Wellbeing Warrior
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 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

‘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

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 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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June 10, 2017

I need to write

I have been back from Goa now for what? maybe a little over a month and a half. And boy did I hit the ground running! Literally straight back to work the next day. But I was going back into work wanting to leave, WITH MY NOTICE ALREADY PRE WRITTEN and sat in my email […]

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February 13, 2017

Inspo-Action

So I’m sat here on my 30 Min lunch break from work in Nero’s, with my mint tea and Mastering your Mean Inner Mean Girl book (just can’t put it down). Have to just stop a minute and say that my boobs feel like they are going to drop off! They hurt so much and […]

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