Californian woman, 33, finds out she has 'grapefruit sized' cysts on ovaries
Farren Bay, now 33, had been struggling with periods that were so painful it felt like 'my insides were being ripped apart' for years. She was eventually diagnosed with endometriosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: When surgery for endometriosis is the answer
Endometriosis is a painful condition where cells similar to the lining of the uterus grow outside of the uterus. While it most commonly occurs in the pelvis, it can occur anywhere in the abdomen or pelvis.Dr. Megan Wasson, a Mayo Clinic medical and surgical gynecologist, says it's a quality-of-life issue, affecting approximately 1 out of every 10 reproductive-aged individuals. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:00) is in the downloads at the end… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 21, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Researchers May Have Noninvasive Way to Diagnose Endometriosis
TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 -- Women can suffer for years with the debilitating pain and medical complications of endometriosis without a diagnosis. Now, researchers believe they may be able to diagnose the condition using just menstrual blood, which... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - September 20, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Endometriosis: The best foods to manage a condition which is as common as diabetes
MILLIONS of women are suffering with endometriosis symptoms yet too little is known about the condition. has been speaking to Jill Jesson of Vitali Chi to find out more about the condition that's affecting women in their droves. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman undergoes hysterectomy at 27 to help with endometriosis
Jess Ní Mhaoláin, 30, from Cork, went into an early menopause aged 27 and had a hysterotomy to treat complications from endometriosis. She said she felt isolated from people her age. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endometriosis: Common drink could reduce symptoms of ‘debilitating’ condition
GREEN TEA could be an effective way to treat "painful" and "debilitating" endometriosis symptoms, a functional medicine expert tells (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two Sides of Endosalpingiosis: Benign Growth or Harbinger of Cancer?
(MedPage Today) -- The ectopic endothelial abnormality endosalpingiosis doubled the likelihood of concurrent gynecologic malignancy as compared with endometriosis and conferred worse overall survival (OS), a retrospective case-control study showed... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - August 6, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Myovant Sciences and Pfizer Receive U.S. FDA Approval of Myfembree, a Once-Daily Treatment for the Management of Moderate to Severe Pain Associated With Endometriosis
BASEL, Switzerland and NEW YORK, [August 05, 2022] (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Myovant Sciences (NYSE: MYOV) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Myfembree® (relugolix 40 mg,... (Source: - New Drug Approvals)
Source: - New Drug Approvals - August 5, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Scientific Journeys: From clinical subject to disease researcher
<div class="rxbodyfield">Former NIEHS postdoctoral fellow Katherine Burns, Ph.D., now at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, studies how the environment influences endometriosis.</div> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Covid vaccinations ’ effect on periods and menopause needs more research | Letters
Rebecca May andJen Fritz on the menstrual problems that they and their friends have had after having coronavirus jabsI feel that some complexity has been lost in the studies that Viki Male cites in her article about vaccinations affecting menstruation (Does the Covid vaccine really affect your period? Here ’s what our study found, 27 July). I had two AstraZeneca vaccine doses, in March and September last year. After each one, my period stopped completely for five months.For some women, it might be a pleasant experience to miss menstruation – unfortunately I, like many other women, have endometriosis and adenomyosis. Th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 28, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Vaccines and immunisation Menstruation Menopause Women Society Coronavirus Health Science Women's health Source Type: news

Nurses' Cohort Study: Endometriosis Elevates Stroke Risk Nurses' Cohort Study: Endometriosis Elevates Stroke Risk
"This is yet additional evidence that those girls and women with endometriosis are having effects across their lives and in multiple aspects of their health and well-being."MDedge News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 22, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Endometriosis Linked to Greater Risk for Stroke
THURSDAY, July 21, 2022 -- Women with laparoscopically confirmed endometriosis may have an increased risk for stroke, according to a study published online July 21 in Stroke. Leslie V. Farland, Sc.D., from the University of Arizona in Tucson, and... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - July 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stroke: Women with endometriosis may be at higher risk, according to new research
A STROKE is an extreme and potentially fatal cardiovascular event. It occurs when blood supply to the brain is suddenly cut off. Certain factors can increase the risk of stroke, some in and some out a person's control. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women's health: 'I had periods that lasted for months'
Liverpool hairdresser Zoe, who has endometriosis, shares her experience with two clients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How COVID-19 Vaccines May Affect Periods
When clinical trials began testing the various COVID-19 vaccines, one question participants weren’t asked about was whether they experienced any changes to their menstrual cycles or unexpected bleeding after getting vaccinated. Soon after the vaccines were rolled out to the public, however, people began talking to their doctors about what they were experiencing. Many had noticed that their periods had become heavier than normal. Initially, some clinicians were dismissive, write the authors of a new survey on the topic published in the journal Science Advances. “In media coverage, medical doctors and public heal...
Source: TIME: Health - July 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kyla Mandel Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news