Common Accompanying Illnesses: Adenomyosis

Over the next couple of blog posts I will be discussing someof the other illnesses that can commonly affect people with endometriosis. Please note that you do not have to have endometriosis to suffer from any ofthese conditions, and this list is not exhaustive. There are many other conditions that can be experienced alongside endometriosis, [...]

Blogs to follow

I have found blogs to be a very useful source of information, especially in the initial few months after first finding out about endometriosis and suspecting I had it. Because they are sharing their personal experiences and things that have helped them, I find that in many ways they canbe more helpful than medical sites, [...]

Mendometriosis

Todays blog post is discussing endometriosis and how it affects men. It obviously affects men whose partner has been diagnosed with it. But did you know that men can have endometriosis too? That’s your fun fact forthe day. Men with endometriosis fall into two categories. They are either men who were born in a female [...]

Pain Relief

I’m sure that all of you are no stranger to pain relief. In fact, you’re probably more versed in it than your average first year med student! Through my instagram account and attending support groups, I have learnt about many different forms of medication, alongside those my doctor has informed me of. CBD  - this [...]

How to help your partner with their endometriosis

Todays blog is more for the partner of someone with endometriosis, and has a few small tips for how to help your partner when they’re struggling with a flare up. A lot of the things you can do to help are common sense, but can often get forgotten about. Run a hot relaxing bath – [...]

How to help your partner understand your endometriosis

I always find it difficult to explain to people just how much endometriosis can affect me, and how it makes me feel. It’s a very unique pain that can be hard to understand if you have never experienced. This puts our partners in a very difficult position, because it can’t be easy to support someone [...]

10 Things Not To Say To Someone With Endometriosis

But you don’t look sick. *insert eyeroll here*  Of course I don’t look sick, that’s why it’s called an invisible illness, I’m also clearly a fantastic actress – because I manage to hide how much endo affects my life almost every single day. As your parents probably told you when you were younger, don't judge [...]

Stages of Endometriosis

The stages of endometriosis are typically classified by the location, amount, depth and size of the endometrial tissue – but the stage does not necessarily directly correlate to the levels of pain experienced, risk of infertility or the symptoms presents. Stage I – this is described as minimal endometriosis with isolated implants and no significant [...]