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#endometriosis

Why it's good news that some day people might be able to test for endometriosis at home with used tampons

It’s estimated that between 10-20% of people at childbearing age have endometriosis.

From TheJournal.ie Life with endometriosis: 'I haven't given up hope of becoming a mum one day' Column

Life with endometriosis: 'I haven't given up hope of becoming a mum one day'

Endometriosis is part of my everyday life. It affects decisions I make, but I have reached a certain truce with it, writes Cate O’Connor.

From TheJournal.ie 'Many times I just keep smiling to avoid crumbling into a crying mess' Endometriosis

'Many times I just keep smiling to avoid crumbling into a crying mess'

People should think before they speak when it comes to fertility issues, Julie Ronaghan writes.

From TheJournal.ie Bartender awarded €20,000 after discrimination by employer over her 'extremely painful' condition Endometriosis

Bartender awarded €20,000 after discrimination by employer over her 'extremely painful' condition

The woman found her hours greatly reduced after she underwent a surgical procedure aimed at alleviating her condition.

From TheJournal.ie Endometriosis: 'It's the kind of pain that takes the breath from you and makes you fall to your knees' Column

Endometriosis: 'It's the kind of pain that takes the breath from you and makes you fall to your knees'

Endo is the abnormal growth of endometrial cells. The pain can be relentless and there is no cure, writes Julie Ronaghan.

Women are thanking Daisy Ridley for speaking out about her struggle with endometriosis

The Star Wars actress was diagnosed with the gynaecological disease at 15 years of age.