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Newsround 0403.

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Original image courtesy of http://www.copyediting.com/category/topic/news Blog post: newsround 2502. Blog post: Monday I’m in love. Blog post: post-op – day 3. Blog post: my favourite thing. Blog post: the big h – the post I didn’t want to write. Blog post: facing reality – one step at a time. Blog post: what if we all stopped waiting for someone else to do it. Blog post: wake up and live. Blog post: cheeks does Alaska. Blog post: what would Giuliana and Bill do? Blog post: mixed feelings. Blog post: day 5 – endometriosis...

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Newsround 1802.

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Original image courtesy of http://www.copyediting.com/category/topic/news   Blog post: IVF round two… Go! Blog post: Monday I’m in love. Blog post: project Katie – week 4. Blog post: restless. Blog post: newsround 1102. Blog post: my story – Katie Pulver. Blog post: myths and misconceptions of endometriosis. Endometriosis awareness is coming up in March. Why not help raise awareness by wearing a “Let’s End Endo” t-shirt! Endometriosis awareness 2013. ASRM2010: does traditional Chinese medicine work in...

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Newsround 1102.

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Original image courtesy of http://www.copyediting.com/category/topic/news Blog post: the depth of endometriosis. Blog post: my endo story part 1 – the cyst. Blog post: somewhere in the clouds. Staging sheet for endometriosis. Mirena IUD caused ectopic pregnancy and other complications, alleges lawsuit filed by Parker Waichman LLP. Blog post: physiotherapy – women and pain. Blog post: newsround 0402. Blog post: gynae appointments – questions to ask. It was pancake day this week so here’s a recipe for 2 ingredient healthy pancakes that are...

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Back to basics: what are the causes of endometriosis?

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

  The actual cause of endometriosis is unknown. There are many theories, but none fully explain why the condition occurs. Most scientists working in the field of endometriosis do agree, however, that it is exacerbated by oestrogen. Subsequently most of the treatments for endometriosis attempt to temper oestrogen production in a woman’s body in order to relieve her of symptoms. Several theories have become more accepted, and it is possible that a combination of these factors could be causing endometriosis to develop in some women.   Retrograde menstruation This theory was...

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Newsround 0402.

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Original image courtesy of http://www.copyediting.com/category/topic/news Blog post: project Katie – week 2. Blog post: the journey of endometriosis teaches us so much. Blog post: what to do when you just feel like giving up! 7 good reasons to cry: the healing property of tears. What journalist Lizzie O’Leary wants women to know about endometriosis. Do you get period pain? 5 things to consider… Blog post: same day treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding. Blog post: the top 10 bullshit myths about endometriosis. 5 tough choices you face when chronically...

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Back to basics: what are the complications of endometriosis?

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Pain Long term (chronic) pelvic pain is the most common complaint for women with endometriosis, and it can significantly impair the quality of life, including work and social activities. Women commonly describe active endometriosis pain as burning, dull, heavy and miserable. Infertility The main complication of endometriosis is difficulty in getting pregnant (sub-fertility) or not being able to get pregnant at all (infertility). Endometriosis does not equal infertility! Little research has been carried out when it comes to endometriosis and fertility, but, it is important to remember that...

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