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Exploring endometriosis: a surprisingly common disease


Zjacic, Nicolina (2023). Exploring endometriosis: a surprisingly common disease. www.factsandreasons.com: Facts and Reasons.

Abstract

Summary:
- Endometriosis is a common chronic inflammatory disease affecting one in ten menstruating women.
- Symptoms include painful menstruation, fatigue and infertility, which impacts day-to-day life, personal relationships and work productivity.
- Diagnosis can be a long and tricky process, but improvements made in imaging technology could reduce invasive diagnostic procedures.
- Treatment options include hormonal birth control as medication, other hormone treatment and surgery.

Abstract

Summary:
- Endometriosis is a common chronic inflammatory disease affecting one in ten menstruating women.
- Symptoms include painful menstruation, fatigue and infertility, which impacts day-to-day life, personal relationships and work productivity.
- Diagnosis can be a long and tricky process, but improvements made in imaging technology could reduce invasive diagnostic procedures.
- Treatment options include hormonal birth control as medication, other hormone treatment and surgery.

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Item Type:Scientific Publication in Electronic Form
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Medical Genetics
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
Uncontrolled Keywords:endometriosis, facts and reasons, menstruation, reason, women’s health
Language:English
Date:13 September 2023
Deposited On:21 Sep 2023 09:28
Last Modified:19 Dec 2023 16:22
Publisher:Facts and Reasons
OA Status:Closed
Free access at:Official URL. An embargo period may apply.
Official URL:https://www.factsandreasons.com/en/exploring-endometriosis-a-surprisingly-common-disease/