Endometriosis is a condition that affects millions of women during their reproductive years. Some women are more at risk of developing the disorder than others. Know if you are at risk and recognize the associated symptoms.
With endometriosis, tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside the uterus. It continues to act as it normally would – thickening, breaking down and bleeding with each menstrual cycle – but has no way to exit the body. The condition causes pain in the pelvis, abdominal and lower back region during menstrual cycles. Additional symptoms can include:
Bleeding between periods Heavy bleeding during your