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'I'm not a hypochondriac. I have a disease. All these things that are wrong with me are real, they are endometriosis'
I feel sad that this is the hardest story I’ve ever written and that I’m embarrassed that people will read it and know the intimate details of my life. But I’m also hopeful that a conversation has begun
Gabrielle Jackson - pain and prejudice in women's health
Guardian Journalist, Gabrielle Jackson's book Pain and Prejudice had its catalyst in her writing about her own experience with endometriosis. Her article 'I'm not a hypochondriac. I have a disease. All these things that are wrong with me are real, they are endometriosis' struck a chord, with thousands of women getting in touch about their health system experiences. Pain and Prejudice explores how women historically and presently have been under-served by the medical profession. In order for…
Not 'just a bad period': Women get help for pain written off as 'normal'
Nearly 10 percent of all women who are of reproductive age suffer from debilitating pelvic pain, but many receive a misdiagnosis or never see a doctor. Here’s why.
Julie Snook worried she won't conceive naturally with endometriosis
Nine News presenter Julie Snook has revealed her heartbreaking battle with endometriosis, which has resulted in her having 12 surgeries to combat the condition.
Child sexual abuse increases endometriosis risk
Sexual and physical abuse in childhood and adolescence is associated with a greater risk of endometriosis during adulthood.A study found that women reporting severe-chronic abuse of multiple types had a 79% increased risk of laparoscopically-confirmed endometriosis.
The hidden sleep epidemic that’s ruining women’s lives
Sleep expert Dr. Mayank Shukla of the Asthma, Allergy and Sleep Center of New York says insomnia is a common consequence of menopause. “Women’s bodies undergo many changes before, during and after menopause,” Shukla says. “There’s a dramatic shift of hormonal balance which often causes cycles of insomnia because of the depletion in estrogen and progesterone.”
Pain bias: The health inequality rarely discussed
When they’re in pain, women wait longer in the ER and are less likely to be given effective painkillers than men. BBC Future investigates for our new series the Health Gap.
Student tries to kill herself after agonising womb condition is mistaken for period pain for 7 YEARS
Lucy Grainger claims medics called her “crazy” and “delusional” when she collapsed with crippling tummy pain