Endometriosis affects roughly 1 in 10 women in the reproductive age. Some have no or few symptoms, but for others, it can be debilitating and painful. If you do have symptoms, know that you are not alone in your struggles. Pain and sexual activity do not commute very well. Read how to get about some of the nuisances. If you are unsure if you have endometriosis you can read a bit about what it entails.
A doctor will have to examine you to know for sure if you have endometriosis. What is endometriosis? The endometrium is the lining of your uterus that thickens throughout your menstrual cycle and is shed during your period. Endometriosis happens when this tissue grows outside of your uterus in places where it doesn’t belong. The endometrium … Continue reading DO I HAVE ENDOMETRIOSIS?
As you might know, endometriosis happens when tissue that usually is on the inside of your uterus (the lining is called “endometrium”) grows elsewhere. Endometrium outside your uterus acts (grows, bleeds) in the same way the lining inside of your uterus does. Endometriosis can cause swelling and agonizing pain because it is in an area where … Continue reading I HAVE ENDOMETRIOSIS