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Everything You Should Know About Endometriosis

It is that time of the month again? While some of your counterparts have pain free periods, the opposite holds true for you. You cringe at the thought of having your periods. It is excruciatingly painful, no matter the pain reliever you use. If that is your experience, visit Fair Oaks OBGYN who will help you make the process at least bearable.

Endometriosis occurs when tissue similar to your uterus lining grows outside the uterus cavity. The tissue can grow either on your ovaries, bowel, or tissues lining on your pelvis. Over time, hormonal changes in your menstrual cycle affect the misplaced endometrial tissue which causes inflammation and pain. The tissues will then break open and bleed at the end … Read the rest