Endometriosis

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A common treatment for endometriosis could actually be making things worse
Repeat surgeries for endometriosis could be exacerbating pain symptoms, experts say

Lucia Osborne-Crowley

02, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Fibromyalgia flattens me. Here’s what helps me cope with constant pain | Nikki Marshall
A flare-up starts with instant exhaustion and a brain fog so dense I might struggle to speak

Nikki Marshall

30, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘I struggle every day with the loss of my former life’: what it’s like to live with chronic pain
Long Covid is highlighting conditions that have been around much longer than the pandemic. Ten readers share their experiences

Rachel Obordo, Caroline Bannock and Guardian readers

29, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Sufferers of chronic pain have long been told it’s all in their head. We now know that’s wrong
There’s a growing realisation that pain can be a disease in and of itself – and the pandemic could be making it worse

Linda Geddes

28, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Instead of believing my reports of pain, experts told me to have a baby or see a psychiatrist | Katherine Stanley
Continuing to ignore pain as a central issue leaves women suffering, not believed and silenced

Katherine Stanley

02, Jun, 2021 @12:14 AM

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The conversation about endometriosis and invisible illness has finally reached the arts | Kylie Maslen
Three Adelaide fringe festival shows look at life with a chronic hidden illness. Awareness and understanding is clearly growing

Kylie Maslen

15, Mar, 2021 @2:52 AM

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'Endometriosis made zero sense to me': what will it take to stop women suffering needlessly?
Doctors behind new Australian guidelines for treatment of the painful disease say they are hampered by a lack of quality scientific evidence

Melissa Davey

21, Nov, 2020 @7:00 PM

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The vast language of endometriosis pain | Letter
Letters: When we interviewed women with an endometriosis diagnosis, each woman had her own constellation of pain, say Dr Sarah Drabble and Prof Alicia O’Cathain

Letters

28, Oct, 2020 @5:06 PM

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Endometriosis showed me we need better ways to talk about women's pain | Emma Barnett
I struggled for 21 years before diagnosis. A new report by MPs isn’t enough for the one in 10 UK women who suffer too, says Emma Barnett, presenter of BBC Woman’s Hour

Emma Barnett

22, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Australian women with endometriosis face six-year wait for diagnosis, study finds
Experts call for ‘dedicated women’s pain services’ after survey finds people often undergo surgeries that fail to improve their chronic agony

Melissa Davey

22, Oct, 2020 @12:55 AM

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The idea of 'too much information' is bad for our health. It's time we ditched it | Kylie Maslen
Cultural codes that encourage us to stay silent about our pain and suffering only lead to more of it

Kylie Maslen

15, Sep, 2020 @2:55 AM

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‘Disgusting’ study rating attractiveness of women with endometriosis retracted by medical journal
Fertility and Sterility took seven years to take down Italian study, which was criticised by doctors for ethical concerns and dubious justifications

Gabrielle Jackson

05, Aug, 2020 @7:34 AM

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