What is Fibromyalgia? Symptoms, diagnosis & Cause

What is Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition of widespread pain and profound fatigue. The pain tends to be felt as diffuse aching or burning, often described as head to toe. It may be worse at some times than at others. It may also change location, usually becoming more severe in parts of the body … Continue reading What is Fibromyalgia? Symptoms, diagnosis & Cause

What is Adenomyosis, Cause, Treatments & Effect

This information summarizes what adenomyosis is, the main signs and symptoms and current ways of managing it. It is intended for those who may have adenomyosis. What is it? Adenomyosis is defined by the finding of endometrium (the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus/womb) within the myometrium (muscular wall of the womb). … Continue reading What is Adenomyosis, Cause, Treatments & Effect

Endometriosis, African Female Silent Nightmare

Even though the prevalence of endometriosis (severe menstrual pains) is well documented in women living in developed countries, studies on the prevalence of the daunting disease among African women are wanting. There is high misconception that endometriosis hardly affects women of African descent. Endometriosis, according to medical experts is the abnormal growth of endometrial tissue, … Continue reading Endometriosis, African Female Silent Nightmare

Endo & Adeno What?

What is Endometriosis and Adenomyosis? Endometriosis is a disorder where the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus grows on the outside and sometimes inside the wall of the uterus (aka Adenomyosis). It usually involves the ovaries, bowel, pouch of Douglas, bladder, tubes, or the tissue lining your pelvis, though sometimes it can … Continue reading Endo & Adeno What?

Endometriosis is more severe for obese women, study finds

Research finds average severity score for obese women is two times higher than for healthy weight women. Obese women are more likely to have severe endometriosis, a misunderstood condition that affects one in 10 women, an Australian study has found. The study of 500 women with surgically confirmed endometriosis found women with a healthy body … Continue reading Endometriosis is more severe for obese women, study finds