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What Daisy Ridley's Endometriosis Diagnosis Does for the Rest of Us

What Daisy Ridley's Endometriosis Diagnosis Does for the Rest of Us

When Daisy Ridley, the famed Star Wars heroine, revealed she had endometriosis, there was a wave of empathy and validation that washed over the endometriosis community, “Wow. Even her, too?”Three things happen for us when a celebrity opens up...
Posted 04/12/2019
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Uterus 'Scratching' Technique Won't Boost Fertility Treatment Success

Uterus 'Scratching' Technique Won't Boost Fertility Treatment Success

By Serena Gordon, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Jan. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- An add-on procedure sometimes used before in-vitro fertilization won't increase a couple's chances of having a baby, according to a new study.The technique is called...
Posted 03/14/2019
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Why Do IVF Pregnancies With Frozen Embryos Raise Preeclampsia Risk?

Why Do IVF Pregnancies With Frozen Embryos Raise Preeclampsia Risk?

MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 (American Heart Association) -- For women who use in vitro fertilization to get pregnant, particularly those who find success with frozen embryo transfers, recent studies have found they have an increased risk of...
Posted 02/14/2019
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Feeling Like a Burden with Endo

Feeling Like a Burden with Endo

Living with endometriosis can be a physical and emotional burden. In some seasons of life, endometriosis causes painful relationship and intimacy issues. It can be difficult for partners, family, or friends to understand the pain and fatigue.On...
Posted 12/27/2018
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Tough-to-Treat UTIs More Likely to Recur

Tough-to-Treat UTIs More Likely to Recur

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If your urinary tract infection isn't responding to antibiotics, you could be headed for a fast relapse, researchers say.In a new study of 151 adults with...
Posted 12/20/2018
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Staying Active and Endometriosis

Staying Active and Endometriosis

Staying active with endometriosis can improve muscle tone and maintain mobility. It's difficult to do during flares, but it feels like a big accomplishment to make exercise part of your routine. During flares, stick to low-to-moderate intensity...
Posted 12/07/2018
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Doctor Burnout Likely to Impair Care

Doctor Burnout Likely to Impair Care

By Dennis Thompson, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You're much more likely to receive poor or unprofessional health care if your doctor suffers from burnout, a new analysis contends.Physicians who feel burned out...
Posted 11/29/2018
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What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at MyEndometriosisTeam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with endometriosis isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost spirits. To...
Posted 11/20/2018
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Health Tip: Risk Factors for an Ectopic Pregnancy

Health Tip: Risk Factors for an Ectopic Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg grows outside the uterus, most commonly in the fallopian tube.The growing fetus eventually will cause the fallopian tube to burst, which can lead to life-threatening bleeding...
Posted 11/09/2018
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Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Endometriosis Risk

Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Endometriosis Risk

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Sept. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Women who breast-fed at least one child appear to have a lower risk for developing endometriosis, new research suggests.Endometriosis is a chronic and often...
Posted 10/30/2018
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