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, […]

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 […]

Endo Myths: Fertility

Words that usually go hand in hand, endometriosis andinfertility, much to the concern of many of us.  I’m not here to tell you that this is or isn’t the case, as there are many individual factors that need to be taken into account. Location, quantity and severity of endometriosis found areall elements that can help […]

Endo Myths: Age

One of the most damaging myths when it comes toendometriosis, in my opinion, is that you have to be a certain age to have it.Going to doctors and telling them about your symptoms should not be met withthe response “you’re too young to have that”, because that’s just not true. Ifyou have periods, then you […]

Endo Myths: Causes

A quick internet search will show you that doctors aren’t exactly sure what causes endometriosis, but throughout history there have been a number of theories. I’d like to start by saying that some of the theories I’ll be discussing are historical myths, and others are from the current school of thought. The first myth I’ll […]

What is Endometriosis?

We’re going to start at the very beginning here, with the most googled women’s health question of 2018, what exactly is Endometriosis? How does it affect us? And more importantly, why does it affect some of us? Back to basics – endometriosis is where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus is found outside […]

Introduction to Endocation

Hello! Welcome to my first blog in this series, that I’ve titled Endocation. Around Christmas time I’d been trying to work out what to do for Endometriosis awareness month, when I saw a lot of vloggers doing Vlogmas. This gave me the idea for doing something every day, but (if you follow me on Instagram […]