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 […]

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 […]

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: Cures

After I had my surgery, so many people thought that was the end of it. I didn’t have endometriosis anymore, it was gone and I would be fine. I wouldn’t experience these symptoms, and I wouldn’t be so flaky when it comes to social commitments. How wrong were they?! A common assumption about endometriosis is […]

Endo Myths: Pain

One of the most widely discussed symptoms of endometriosisis pain, but does that mean that if you don’t have pain then you can’t have endometriosis? Not at all, but it is a very common misconception. There are online support groups set up on platforms such as facebook, where people share their experiences and I believe […]

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 […]