Endometriosis is a common disease that affects women causing suffering, stigma as well as exposure to other life threatening conditions. Research findings have indicated that one in every ten productive women has this disease. Unfortunately, a lot of women are diagnosed after suffering years of pain and disruption of normal life.
Aside from causing severe pain and discomfort, Endometriosis has forced many women to stop working and also made it difficult for them to socialize with their peers.
1What is Endometriosis?
Endometriosis is disease that affects the reproductive organs of a woman after endometrium, the lining cells of the uterus begin to grow outside the uterus to other surrounding body parts. The areas endometrial tissue grows includes the ovaries, abdominal organs and around the pelvis.
Women who’re in the prime of their life are the most susceptible to Endometriosis. Unlike a number of other diseases of today, Endometriosis isn’t a lifestyle disease and therefore, anyone despite their age can suffer from it. Young working women, those in their teens and women trying to have children manifest different symptoms. Women who engage in sexual intercourse often have to stop prematurely because the pain is too much to bear.