Abnormal tissue growing outside the uterine lining
Symptoms: painful or heavy menstruation, moderate to severe pelvic pain, abdominal fullness or cramping, fatigue, infertility, constipation or nausea
Pain Locations: lower abdomen, lower back, pelvis, rectum, or vagina
Other Impacts: daily routine, relationships, focus
Diagnosis and Interventions
Endometriosis is commonly diagnosed by laparoscopy.
Common treatments usually involve surgically removing the endometrial tissue, hormonal therapy including birth control