Endometriosis is a condition that affects a woman's reproductive organs. It happens when the tissue that lines the uterus grows outside of it.
Symptoms of Endometriosis
Patients may experience:
- Painful cramps in the lower abdomen, back or in the pelvis during menstruation
- Painful sex
- Heavy menstrual bleeding
- Painful bowel movements or urination
Treatment of Endometriosis
We can discuss all causes, symptoms, diagnosis and the possible options to manage and treat endometriosis, including lifestyle, pain relief medications, hormone therapy and different types of surgery.
Often women have questions about the effect of endometriosis on their bladder and bowel, fertility, emotional health and relationships. Knowing where to go for advice and support is important, and reading and listening to the personal stories of women who have endometriosis is helpful too.