What is BSGE?

BSGE stands for the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy, it was originally founded in 1989 by a small group of consultant gynaecologists who were keen to advocate the benefits of minimal access surgery for their patients. They also provide facilities for training, monitoring and preventing complications in minimal access surgery. In the past 30 years […]

What I wish I could tell my friends

Don’t get me wrong, I have some really supportive friends who are really understanding about my endometriosis, and who really want to learn more about it. But, there are still things that I wish I could say to them that I just don’t feel able to. This is not because of anything they have said […]

Common Accompanying Illnesses: Vulvodynia

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 otherconditions that can be experienced alongside endometriosis, however I […]

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, […]

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 […]