Endometriosis is a female reproductive condition in which the tissue that lines the uterus grows outside the uterus, leading to complications including heavy periods, pain and infertility. If you are a woman, it is a good idea to learn more about the common causes of endometriosis and how this condition is treated. What are the […]
Can an OBGYN Treat Endometriosis?
According to the Office on Women’s Health, a division of the US Department of Health and Human Services, over five million women in the United States have been diagnosed with endometriosis. Even more women have it but remain undiagnosed because the symptoms are often similar to other ailments such as PMS, PCOS and Irritable Bowel […]
Diagnosing and Treating Endometriosis
Endometriosis is an uncomfortable condition in which the tissue that typically lines your uterus begins to grow outside this organ, often in the ovaries, bowel, and pelvic area. This tissue becomes inflamed and bleeds each month as it would during a normal period, leading to painful irritation, cysts, and scar tissue. While doctors aren’t sure […]
Marching to raise international awareness of Endometriosis
On Wednesday, March 14, on the National Mall and in 53 cities around the world, women who suffer from Endometriosis and the people who love them spoke out about this condition in a first-ever, international, million women march. Their purpose? To end the silence about this disorder and to increase awareness, research funding and treatment. […]