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Endometriosis divorce rate

Experts say that chronic illnesses increase the risk of divorce from the norm of 40-50% to as much as 75%. Amongst couples with endometriosis, the divorce rate raises because there are other issues that often occur, such as loss of sex life.

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What is deep pelvic endometriosis

Deep infiltrating endometriosis is called sometimes “deeply infiltrating” or “deeply infiltrative”. This type of disease may penetrate as deep as the bowel, bladder, and ureters. Its colo-rectal depth requires surgical treatment called “laparoscopy”.

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Endometriosis and low ferritin level

The short answer to endometriosis and low ferritin levels is that one of the most common symptoms of endometriosis is heavy menstrual bleeding. The ferritin test determines how much iron you have in your blood.

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How to explain endo to a man

Before you begin, choose the right time to tell him, when he’s at most relaxed. Be open with your man, talk honestly about your symptoms, how they affect you, and how they might affect him. Also be supportive of your man.

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Endometriosis and severe anemia

Iron deficiency anemia is typically treated with a diet rich in iron or iron pill supplements. When the first-line approach doesn’t work and you develop severe anemia, then you should be offered an iron infusion instead.

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17 facts men should know about endo

Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the womb starts to grow in other places, such as the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Endometriosis is much more than simple, so-called “killer menstrual cramps”.

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How to explain endo to your boss

This is supposed to be formal yet easy to explain because you might be in pain, feel tired, or bleed at the time. The last thing you want is to have a long conversation with your boss. Here are 12 quick steps you need to know

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How do you know if you have endo

My wife asked me this question once when she found the worrying symptoms that she has been experiencing on google. Not being sure, she rushed to the doctor, who couldn’t confirm this disorder straight away.

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Hysterectomy does not help

There are big misconceptions. The truth is that ovaries cause the endometrium to grow outside the uterus, on other organs, and places in the pelvic area, so hysterectomy isn’t guaranteed to make the symptoms go away.

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Why is endometriosis sex painful

Endometriosis is associated with an increase in nerve bundle density. This causes tenderness and pain during sex. These nerve bundles are large, and by surrounding perineurium are very easily identifiable.

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