This part of Worry Head blog is about endometriosis, it gives you all the necessary knowledge about the most common, yet still unheard of by the majority of people illness.
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 can affect women of any age. It’s a long-term condition that can have a significant impact on your life, but there are treatments that can help.
The endometriosis blog is about an invisible and brutal illness that affected my wife and at the same time shaped my life as her husband.
Deep infiltrating endometriosis
My wife has put together the rest of this article explaining the all-important facts regarding theories for the cause of the disease, diagnosis and treatment, and the effects that it has on mental health. So please read on…
Endometriosis and stress
My periods make me bleed so much I am anemic and the iron supplements make me sick, so I can’t take them. I have missed so much work because I am struggling physically and mentally. I hate my job because it is so stressful. I feel trapped!
There is really nothing more miserable than feeling anxious or depressed day by day. You could be in the most beautiful place on planet Earth, and be surrounded by family and friends, and still feel completely alone due to your chronic illness.
Extremely painful period cramps
The aim of this article is to help all the men understand what their female partners are going through, but also how to help them during their struggles because there is not much information for those who support them.
While I write this I am currently about to have my 6th period in 4 months and I have been suffering acid reflux, gas, and period cramps. Today feel nauseous, just want my period to come to release the pressure and get it over with!
Hoe to explain endometriosis pain
How to explain endometriosis pain, let alone to a guy or any other man for that matter? There are so many questions that begin to pop into one’s head, especially because you don’t suffer from this terrible chronic condition yourself.
Acute vs chronic pain
The subject of chronic pain got me so interested because I wanted to understand what my wife was going through. I couldn’t support her fully without understanding how endometriosis and its chronic pain really works…
Fibromyalgia and endometriosis
In the endo community, I’ve met many women who suffer from both illnesses. I spoke to them during my wife’s support group meetings. I was shocked, how common fibromyalgia and endometriosis were affecting so many women together.
Cramping with ovulation
In some women, ovulation creates a sensation of cramping or pain once a month on one side of the abdomen. If a woman has these cramps, the sensation may switch sides from month to month, depending on which ovary releases the egg.
Loving a woman with endometriosis
This is a guide for men loving their partners with endometriosis because every single one of us needs to know how to make the lives of our chronically ill ladies easier. As your relationship evolves, you will have many questions…