Endometriosis: the hidden suffering of millions of women revealed

https://ardwarrior.wordpress.com/2015/10/06/why-are-adhesions-so-underreported/

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/28/endometriosis-hidden-suffering-millions-women

Far too many women are turned away by their doctors and told they must put up with the pain or even that they are imagining it. A Guardian online call-out to women for their stories got 600 responses in one day. A recurring theme was: “The doctors thought it was all in my head”…

Endometriosis can be mild or so severe that it takes over a woman’s life. Former Spice Girl Emma Bunton, Dolly Parton and Anna Friel all have endometriosis. So does Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel and actors Susan Sarandon and Whoopi Goldberg. Marilyn Monroe is thought to have become addicted to the painkillers she took for endometriosis, which resulted in her death…

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