Endometriosis: When Uterine Tissue Goes Rogue

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While period cramps are never fun, they can actually be debilitating for those with endometriosis – a disease where rogue uterine tissue turns up in places that it doesn’t belong. Like in other areas of the pelvis… or even in the lungs or the brain.

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Sources:
https://www.yourperiod.ca/normal-periods/symptoms-of-menstruation/
https://qz.com/611774/period-pain-can-be-as-bad-as-a-heart-attack-so-why-arent-we-researching-how-to-treat-it/
https://cgr.mit.edu/ (including speaking to the scientific director Professor Linda Griffith)
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/endometriosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354656
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3559727
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4116267/
https://medlineplus.gov/endometriosis.html
https://srh.bmj.com/content/41/3/225 (on lived experiences)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16406281
https://www.cell.com/trends/endocrinology-metabolism/fulltext/S1043-2760(18)30114-0
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3624650/

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https://obgyn.msu.edu/research/research-faculty/fazleabas-asgi-t-phd
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6052567/
https://www.endofound.org/sampsons-theory-of-retrograde-menstruation
https://www.hormone.org/your-health-and-hormones/glands-and-hormones-a-to-z/hormones/estrogen
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2789082/
https://www.britannica.com/science/menstruation

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