Endometriosis

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Workouts for endometriosis

“These are the 5 workouts I swear by to help manage my endometriosis symptoms”

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    Wellbeing

    4 female artists turning chronic illness into empowering art

  • How to exercise with endometriosis
    Wellbeing

    4 tips for getting fit and enjoying exercise with endometriosis

  • Olivia Culpo’s raw post-surgery photos demonstrate realities of endometriosis
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    Olivia Culpo’s raw post-surgery photos demonstrate realities of endometriosis

Latest Stories

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Women

New endometriosis inquiry confirms what women have been saying for years

Why is it still taking so long for women’s pain to be believed?

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Lauren Geall
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Life

From miscarriages to menopause: why we need to be open about our health stories

Candice Brathwaite and Lauren Mahon are encouraging women to talk about their health and intimate experiences.

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Victoria Sanusi
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Smear tests and cervical cancer.
Long Reads

“What a rare cervical cancer diagnosis during lockdown taught me about listening to my body”

One writer shares her experience of having cancer in lockdown.

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V Varilly
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What are irregular periods, and why do we get them? A gynaecologist answers our questions

Are you experiencing irregular periods during lockdown?

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Dr Anita Mitra
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Megan Cope
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Beautiful photos show the power of women living with endometriosis

A powerful new project is following women who have been diagnosed with endometriosis.

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“Doctors told me my period pains were nothing. Then I collapsed.”

Half of women with endometriosis have suicidal thoughts, and many say the pain has severely impacted their careers, education and relationships.

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Sarah Graham
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Long Reads

What is endometriosis? A gynaecologist answers our most common questions

What causes endometriosis, and is there a cure? A gynaecologist has the answers.

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Dr Anita Mitra
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Alexa Chung at London Fashion Week
Life

Alexa Chung describes endometriosis as an “invisible hellmare” in powerful new Instagram post

As endometriosis awareness month begins, Alexa Chung has shared a powerful message on the impact of the life-changing condition.

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Lauren Geall
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“I’ve waited more than 10 years for an endometriosis diagnosis. Why?”

Endometriosis is incredibly common, yet it takes an average 7.5 years to diagnose. When will we take women's health seriously?

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Mattie Lacey-Davidson
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A woman with endometriosis
Life

MPs have launched an inquiry into endometriosis – and they need your help

The survey aims to uncover the challenges faced by people living with the painful condition.

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

Why are women diagnosed years later than men for the same diseases?

No, you're not a hypochondriac for being concerned about your body. The gender health gap is real.

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Jennifer Lipman
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Dr Anita Mitra
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Ask Gynae Geek: your most Googled questions about adenomyosis, answered

It’s dubbed the ‘the ugly sister of endometriosis’, but what is adenomyosis and how does it affect our health?

Visible Women

“Why it matters that menstrual health will soon be taught in schools”

Menstrual health activist Alice Smith tells Stylist about her successful campaign to get period education on the curriculum

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Lena Dunham
People

Lena Dunham’s powerful rallying cry for hysterectomy patients everywhere

“I surprised myself,” notes the Girls star. “I bet you can surprise yourself too.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lena Dunham on what having an ovary removed taught her about strength
People

Lena Dunham on what having an ovary removed taught her about strength

“Our stories don’t have to look one way, our pain is our gain and, oh s**t scars and mesh panties are the f**king jam”

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

This is how Lena Dunham feels nine months after her hysterectomy

“This body is stronger than I’ve ever given it credit for.”

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Susan Devaney
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Healthcare: Woman in doctor's office for check up.
Life

Twitter unleashes fury over medical exam question – and for good reason

“This is the sexist bulls**t we’re teaching our doctors?”

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Halsey responds to those asking why she’s decided to freeze her eggs

“People are like: ‘You’re 23, why do you need to do that? Why do you need to freeze your eggs?’”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Halsey absolutely refuses to let male managers make her feel ashamed of her endometriosis

“This is a reality for me and you need to suck it up and deal”

Lena Dunham
People

Lena Dunham has penned a powerful essay about her hysterectomy

The Girls star made the difficult decision to have her uterus and cervix removed in a bid to end her endometriosis pain

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Kayleigh Dray
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