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Endometriosis

Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus (the endometrium) grows outside your uterus. It is a chronic and debilitating condition that causes painful or heavy periods.

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Endometriosis can have a significant impact on a woman’s life in a number of ways including;

  • Chronic pain
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Infertility
  • Pain during or after sex
  • Painful periods

Endometriosis can affect all women and girls of a child-bearing age. Check out this link (https://www.endometriosis-uk.org/) to learn more about Endometriosis.

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Fibroid

Fibroid is a benign tumour of muscular and fibrous tissues, typically developing in the wall of the uterus.

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Many women are unaware they have fibroids because they don’t have symptoms. Women who do have symptoms (around 1 in 3) may experience:

  • Heavy periods or painful periods
  • Abdominal pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Constipation
  • Pain or discomfort during sex
  • A frequent need to urinate

Check out this link (https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/fibroids/) to read more on why fibroids develop, who gets fibroids, the types of fibroids and a lot more.