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Shedding light on Endometriosis

For International Women’s Day, online health platform, shared women’s health statistics and stories of women’s health pioneers, and shedding light on women’s health issues which until recently haven’t had much attention.

One of these health issues is Endometriosis, which, until recently was relatively unknown in the wider community and even misunderstood by the medical community.

So what exactly is it?

Endometriosis is a condition which affects the female reproductive system. For women with endometriosis the lining of the uterus, the endometrium, which sheds monthly during menstruation grows outside of the uterus.

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