Oona King: 'I experienced cramps that felt like someone was cutting out my abdominals with a meat cleaver'

The former Labour MP talks about her experience with endometriosis
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The actress has spoken candidly about her struggles with infertility for years, and revealed in a new interview that she was diagnosed with a certain type of endometriosis known as adenomyosis.
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Publication date: Available online 11 August 2018Source: Autoimmunity ReviewsAuthor(s): Tao Zhang, Caterina De Carolis, Man Gene Chi-Wai, Chi-Chiu WangAbstractEndometriosis (EMS), an estrogen-dependent inflammatory disorder affects approximately 5–10% of the general female population of reproductive age and 20–90% of women with pelvic pain and infertility. Many immunological factors are known to contribute significantly to the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of EMS, and both chronic local inflammation and autoantibodies in EMS shares many similarities with autoimmune diseases (AD). However, the autoimmune etio...
Source: Autoimmunity Reviews - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Endometriosis and a beta-hCG value of more than 775 IU/l significantly increased the risk for non-tube-preserving surgery in women with tubal pregnancy. PMID: 30057425 [PubMed]
Source: Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde - Category: OBGYN Tags: Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd Source Type: research
Conclusion: Serum caspase-3 level may be a reliable predictor of endometriosis severity.Gynecol Obstet Invest
Source: Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2018Source: Sexual &Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Zarbo Cristina, Brugnera Agostino, Compare Angelo, Candeloro Ilario, Secomandi Rita, Betto Enrico, Fusi Francesco, Marabini Roberta, Malandrino Chiara, Carnelli Marco, Trezzi Gaetano, Bondi Emi, Rabboni Massimo, Frigerio LuigiAbstractObjectiveTo assess quality of life and psychological differences between infertile women with endometriosis and without endometriosis. To investigate predictive role of perfectionism, mindful awareness and beliefs about parenthood to quality of life in a sample of women with fertility problems....
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
US regulators approve new treatment for reducing pain from endometriosis, a common condition that can cause infertility
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ConclusionsOur finding of an increased risk of HGSC associated with PID lends support to the hypothesis that inflammatory processes may be involved in the etiology of HGSC.
Source: Cancer Epidemiology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionModerate-to-severe endometriosis was more common in women with East or South East Asian ethnicity in our tertiary referral center. This could be explained by East/South East Asians with minimal-mild disease being less likely to seek care, or genetic/environmental differences that increase the risk of more severe disease amongst East/South East Asians.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: July 2018Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Volume 37, Issue 1Author(s): Xianghui Zhang, Dong Liu, Wei Huang, Qiushi Wang, Xue Feng, Jing TanAbstractThe effect of endometriosis on fecundity is unclear. Although surgery plays a vital role in the treatment of related infertility, pregnancy outcomes after laparoscopy are poorly correlated with the currently used staging system. To address this, the Endometriosis Fertility Index (EFI) was developed. This retrospective study was designed to assess the predictive value of the EFI for patients with endometriosis-associated infertility. A total of 1325 pati...
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
This study was performed on 168 infertile women referred to Ahvaz infertility center who were divided into two groups of infertile patients with cervical stenosis (n = 84) and the control group of infertile patients without cervical stenosis (n = 84). Demographic and clinical data of all individuals including age, body mass index (BMI), the duration of infertility, causes of infertility, history of medicine and surgical treatment, endometriosis, type of ovarian cyst, the presence of cervical myomas, polyps, and uterine septum (diagnosed by sonohysterography) were determined. Correlation between internal cervical os...
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
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