• Cassie’s PCOS, Adenomyosis & Endometriosis Story

    Hi I’m Cassie, I was only diagnosed with Endometrioses and Polycistic Ovarian Syndrome and may have Adenomyosis but won’t find out till I see a new gyno. last year I have two surgeries last year one in January for my cysts and also appendix removal but another one for my endo in July which didn’t overly help even with the nerve ablation. I have had severe periods pretty much since I got it when I was twelve very heavy bleeding excruciating cramps and not exaggerating that either also large clots. I haven’t been able to work in a few years due to my health, with the endo and pcos I also…

  • Rebecca Dimovski’s Endometriosis Story

    Story by Rebecca Dimovski. Go and check out her instagram @Smekka and give her a follow and like. Also post features her AMAZING photography taken from her Project Endo check it out and support it. “I remember the time I became a woman clear as day. It was Badnji Dan ( Orthodox Christmas Eve) 2003, I walked into my grandparents house after church and noticed a change. I thought, ‘This is womanhood! I can have children when I’m older! Wait….. Oh no i’m wearing a white skirt!!!’ All these emotions were so overwhelming as a eleven year old. I had it pretty easy back then. All I was really hiding was…

  • Endometriosis is more severe for obese women, study finds

    Research finds average severity score for obese women is two times higher than for healthy weight women. Obese women are more likely to have severe endometriosis, a misunderstood condition that affects one in 10 women, an Australian study has found. The study of 500 women with surgically confirmed endometriosis found women with a healthy body mass index were more likely to have endometriosis, but obese women were more likely to have severe forms of the condition which causes chronic pain and inflammation. The average disease severity score of obese women was two times higher than that of healthy weight women, according to the findings published in the Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic…

  • Tania’s Endometriosis Story

    Story from Rebecca Dimovski’s website, used with her permission. Go and check out her Instagram @Smekka and give her a follow and like. Also post features her AMAZING photography taken from her Project Endo check it out and support it. “Its common knowledge that with your menstrual cycle comes menstrual cramps. They go hand in hand… right? I remember clearly in Year 8 my cycle had begun. The first 2 or so years it was smooth sailing. I questioned what other girls and woman or on about when they spoke about pain. Then from the age of 16 it hit and I learnt about this excruciating pain that goes along…

  • Chronic fatigue an under-recognised symptom of debilitating endometriosis, study finds

    Treating symptoms alongside disease could improve quality of life for millions of women. Fatigue is an under recognised symptom of endometriosis which could help identify the condition and improve the quality of life for millions of women, a study has said. Women diagnosed with endometriosis were twice as likely to also have chronic fatigue, researchers found, even when tiredness caused by other symptoms like pain or depression was accounted for. “These findings suggest that endometriosis has an effect on fatigue that is independent of other factors and that cannot be attributed to symptoms of the disease,” said Professor Brigitte Leeners, of University Hospital Zurich, who led the research. It also means treating fatigue…