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WATCH: ESPN host opens up about endometriosis battle
Molly Qerim opened up about her health battle in an exclusive interview with ABC News' Amy Robach, saying she hopes to help others "feel like they're not alone." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

ESPN host opens up about endometriosis to help others feel like 'they're not alone'
ESPN host Molly Qerim said she treats her endometriosis symptoms with acupuncture. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Endometriosis: What is it, what are the symptoms and how can it be treated?
Endometriosis has gained more international attention in recent years after many famous women like Lena Dunham and Daisy Ridley have discussed their struggles with the condition (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What should you eat if you have endometriosis?
The relationship between a person ’s diet and symptoms of endometriosis are still being investigated. However, including more fruits, vegetables, and omega-3 in the diet may help prevent endometriosis or worsening symptoms. A person should avoid caffeine and alcohol. Learn more about which foods to eat and avoid here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can endometriosis cause leg pain?
Leg pain related to endometriosis may be more common than previously thought, affecting around 50 percent of people with endometriosis. It can also cause hip and back pain. The pain may be related to sciatica, as the growths can affect the sciatic nerve. Treatments include exercises, medications, and diet changes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can endometriosis make you tired all the time?
Endometriosis is common, and symptoms include painful periods and heavy menstrual bleeding. Some researchers have linked reproductive disorders like endometriosis to chronic fatigue syndrome. In this article, we explore how to identify endometriosis fatigue, other causes of fatigue, and treatments for this symptom. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can endometriosis cause bladder pain?
Bladder endometriosis is a rare form of endometriosis where endometrial tissue grows on, or inside, the bladder. Symptoms include bladder pain and frequent urination. It does not directly affect fertility. Bladder endometriosis may be mistaken for interstitial cystitis. Treatments include surgery or hormone therapy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is cervical endometriosis?
Cervical endometriosis occurs when endometrial tissue grows on the cervix. Many experience no symptoms and require no treatment, while others opt for surgery to remove the growths. Very rarely, it harms the chances of pregnancy. Learn about treatment, complications, and characteristics of cervical endometriosis here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

D.C. Week: HHS Scraps Breast Cancer Info
(MedPage Today) -- Also, endometriosis patients protest ACOG treatment guidelines (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - April 7, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Better Guidelines Needed on Endometriosis, Patients Say
(MedPage Today) -- Protesters bring their fight to ACOG headquarters (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - April 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to prevent endometriosis pain during sex
Painful sex, or dyspareunia, is a common symptom of endometriosis. We explore ways to make sex more comfortable, including positions, toys, times, and alternatives to intercourse. Why does endometriosis cause pain during sex, and how can the subject be approached with a partner? Find answers and learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about diaphragmatic endometriosis
Diaphragmatic endometriosis occurs when endometrial-like tissue grows in the diaphragm. It can cause pain in the chest or upper abdomen. The condition is rare, affecting 0.6 to 1.5 percent of women, and it can be treated with surgery or medication. Learn about causes, management, and links to fertility and pregnancy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Treating endometriosis symptoms at home
Endometriosis is a common condition among women. During menstrual periods it can cause severe pain, cramping, and heavy bleeding. While there is currently no cure, several home remedies have been shown to alleviate symptoms. Here, learn more about home remedies, causes of endometriosis, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

The clinical and experimental research on the treatment of endometriosis with thiostrepton
(Bentham Science Publishers) Forkhead Box M1 (FOXM1) is frequently activated in tumors. The researchers studied the expression and the possible mechanism of FOXM1 and evaluated the effects of thiostrepton in an endometriotic rat model. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Me and my endometriosis: 12 women share their stories
Endometriosis affects about 1 in 10 women. These incredible ladies are speaking out after spending years in agonising pain, fighting to get a diagnosis. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glamour model with incurable womb condition praised by Lena Dunham
The 31-year-old actress congratulated Carla Cressy, from Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, as she secured support from MPs to set up the first All Party Parliamentary Group on Endometriosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former glamour model, 26, plagued by a crippling womb condition praised by Lena Dunham
The 31-year-old actress congratulated Carla Cressy, from Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, as she secured support from MPs to set up the first All Party Parliamentary Group on Endometriosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about adenomyosis
Adenomyosis is a condition where cells from the uterus lining grow into the uterus muscle. It is related to endometriosis and has similar symptoms, such as heavy, painful periods. Diagnosis involves ultrasound, MRI scans, or a biopsy. Treatment is not always necessary but can include hormonal therapy or hysterectomy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about endometritis
Endometritis is an inflammation of the uterus lining, also called the endometrium. An infection from childbirth, surgery, or an STI, such as chlamydia, are among the causes. This condition is different from endometriosis, but it may also affect pregnancy. It is treatable using antibiotics and possibly surgery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Nigeria:It Takes an Average of 10yrs to Diagnose a Woman With Endometriosis - Mrs. Olivia Nw.udu
[Vanguard] The Founder of Endo- Survivors International Foundation, ESIF, a non-profit organisation, Mrs. Olivia Nw.udu has expressed shock over the pains and sufferings women living with endometriosis pass through before help comes their way, saying that she is committed to reducing the infamous 10-year delay to endometriosis diagnosis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Time to Redefine Endometriosis to Include Fibrotic Nature Time to Redefine Endometriosis to Include Fibrotic Nature
Some think redefining endometriosis could limit false negative diagnoses and offer new treatment targets.Human Reproduction (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

ME AND MY OPERATION: New laser op to banish women's monthly pains   
Teacher Lauren Toal, 27, from Glasgow, was one of two million UK women who suffered with painful endometriosis - until a dramatic new treatment changed her life. This is her story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nonfiction: When Doctors Don ’ t Listen to Women
Abby Norman ’ s “ Ask Me About My Uterus ” describes her quest to get proper medical attention. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RANDI EPSTEIN Tags: Books and Literature Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women's Pain (Book) Norman, Abby Endometriosis Source Type: news

Feinstein Institute discovery promises improved diagnosis and understanding of endometriosis
(Northwell Health) Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists announced an experimental, rapid and non-invasive way to diagnose endometriosis, which may lead to earlier and more effective treatments for this disorder that affects approximately 176 million women globally. The scientists found that a particular feature of cells found in menstrual blood suggests that a patient has endometriosis, according to findings published today in Molecular Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Endometriosis: 'Don't give up on getting help'
One woman has finally found good care after years of struggling with the condition (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Julianne Hough Lived In Pain For Years Because Of Endometriosis
Many doctors and patients don't recognize the symptoms or take them seriously. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Rule Menstrual Cramps Can Be As Painful As Heart Attacks
CBS Local — After years of debate, doctors are publicly acknowledging the severity of pain linked to some women’s periods. With physicians admitting the pain can rival that of a heart attack, some are now questioning why more research hasn’t been done to stop the menstrual agony. Dysmenorrhea, better known as cramps, is a painful menstruation that can be severe enough to interrupt the daily routine of one in five women, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. “Men don’t get it and it hasn’t been given the centrality it should have. I do believe it’s someth...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Chris Melore Doctors Heart Attack Local TV Menstrual Cramps talkers Women Source Type: news

She's tackling a disease that affects 176 million women
Heather Bowerman, a former biotech investor and McKinsey healthcare consultant, is leading a company that developed the first ever non-invasive test for endometriosis, a disease affecting 1 in 10 women and a leading cause of unexplained infertility. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 1, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sayra Trejo Source Type: news

Corrie's Sacha Parkinson collapsed from endometriosis
Speaking on ITV's Lorraine today, Sacha, who is originally from Salford, revealed how she crawled across the hotel room floor and worried that no one would find her until it was too late. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How this Bay Area entrepreneur is tackling a disease that affects 176 million women
Heather Bowerman, a former biotech investor and McKinsey healthcare consultant, is leading a company that developed the first ever non-invasive test for endometriosis, a disease affecting 1 in 10 women and a leading cause of unexplained infertility. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Sayra Trejo Source Type: news

Lena Dunham's hysterectomy may be dangerous
Lena Dunham, 31, revealed she underwent a hysterectomy after struggling with endometriosis-related pain for a decade. Experts say this procedure comes with some risks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham Says She Had Hysterectomy After Endometriosis
Ms. Dunham said that she had the procedure at age 31, but that doctors were reluctant to perform it on a woman of her age. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LIAM STACK Tags: Hysterectomies Endometriosis Women and Girls Infertility Uterus National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Women's Health Network Vogue Dunham, Lena Source Type: news

In light of Lena Dunham's decision to get hysterectomy, an endometriosis explainer
In light of Lena Dunham's hysterectomy, here's a brief explainer on endometriosis. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Lena Dunham reveals she had a hysterectomy in endometriosis battle
Lena Dunham has talked extensively about her struggle with endometriosis, and now the former "Girls" star has revealed she underwent a hysterectomy to try and end her pain. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham undergoes hysterectomy after chronic pain
The Girls star reveals the pain of endometriosis led her to have surgery to remove her womb. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham Reveals She Had a Hysterectomy to Stop Pain From Endometriosis
Lena Dunham said she underwent a total hysterectomy — the surgical removal of the cervix and uterus — in an attempt to ease the pain caused by endometriosis. In an essay for the March issue of Vogue, which was excerpted by the Endometriosis Foundation of America, the Girls creator said she had the surgery to address chronic pain from endometriosis, which occurs when the tissue that lines the inside of a woman’s uterus grows in places outside the uterus. Dunham, 31, has been open in the past about her struggle with the condition, which affects about 176 million women across the globe. Dunham wrote in her e...
Source: TIME: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Samantha Cooney Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Women's Health Source Type: news

Lena Dunham reveals she had a hysterectomy in endometriosis battle
Lena Dunham has talked extensively about her struggle with endometriosis, and now the former "Girls" star has revealed she underwent a hysterectomy to try and end her pain. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham reveals she's had a total hysterectomy
Lena Dunham has revealed she underwent a total hysterectomy to remove her uterus and cervix after enduring years of endometriosis-related pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanzania:Infertility - When Neither He Nor She Is the Cause
[Citizen] Causes of infertility and their respective treatments are so diverse. Infertility could arise from either male or female factors leading dysfunction. Hormonal tests, tests for physical damage to the ovaries and fallopian tubes caused by diseases such as fibroids, endometriosis and others are standard procedures to test for female infertility factors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Endometriosis: 'My vagina tried to kill me'
Comedian Amy Vreeke has endometriosis and has written a comedy show about her condition. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman left lying on A & E floor in Hereford for 5 hours
Kyra Dew, who suffers from endometriosis, was rushed to Hereford County Hospital after she collapsed at home, but she was told she would have to wait for a bed to become available. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endometriosis may increase the risk of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis
(Wiley) A new Neurology& Urodynamics study has demonstrated a link between endometriosis and a subsequent diagnosis of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research proves having a hysterectomy before 35, long thought of as “risk free,” QUADRUPLES a woman's risk of heart failure and increases risk of obesity
(Natural News) Studies reveal that a hysterectomy, the surgical removal of the woman’s uterus, increased the risk of congestive heart failure by four times and doubles the likelihood of coronary heart disease. The procedure to excise the uterus is considered a standard procedure for treating certain conditions in the regions such as fibroids and endometriosis. However, there is little research... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carla Cressy starts charity for endometriosis sufferers
Carla Cressy, 26, from Essex, suffers from frozen pelvis disease, a severe and rare side effect of endometriosis. Now she's launched 'Women With Endometriosis' to raise awareness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Model whose internal organs fused together starts charity
Carla Cressy, 26, from Essex, suffers from frozen pelvis disease, a severe and rare side effect of endometriosis. Now she's launched 'Women With Endometriosis' to raise awareness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brighton woman's endometriosis dismissed as 'period pain'
Sinead Smythe, 20, from Brighton, was finally diagnosed with the agonising condition in January 2016 after battling stomach cramps since she was 11. She feels she was not taken seriously. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman's endometriosis was dismissed as 'period pain'
Sinead Smythe, 20, from Brighton, was finally diagnosed with the agonising condition in January 2016 after battling stomach cramps since she was 11. She feels she was not taken seriously. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hysterectomies before 35 quadruple risk of heart failure
A cohort study by the Mayo Clinic has found evidence that the operation to remove the uterus - to treat endometriosis or fibroids - could have mortal implications decades later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2018
(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) ORNL story tips, Jan. 2018: study identifies microbes to diagnose endometriosis without surgery; brain-inspired device can quickly classify data; neutrons 'see' how water flows through fractured rock; new method could help with demand for electric vehicle charging stations; bio-based, shape-memory material could replace today's conductors; novel approach for studying material's magnetic behavior could boost quantum computing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Pharmacologic Management of Endometriosis The Pharmacologic Management of Endometriosis
Review the various drug therapies for the treatment of endometriois in this overview.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news