Posted on 03/23/2021 at 4:17 pm, updated at 10:26 pm
Essential endometriosis, a chronic gynecological disease, affects 10% of women of childbearing age. Screening and treatment have improved, but progress still needs to be made. This is the message for World Endometriosis Day on March 28th.
A 48-year-old woman tells us about her ailment, her medical migration and the remarks, “Woman, you need to be a little cozy, it’s in your head.”
Endometriosis affects an average of 1 in 10 women, and although much has been said about it over the past fifteen years, the disease is still sometimes underdiagnosed. “There are actually five different types of endometriosis,” describes Professor Pierre Leguevaque, who heads the Endometriosis Reference Center at the Pasteur Clinic in Toulouse. In his stormy consultation …