Endometriosis: Health system ‘oblivious to suffering’ of one in 10 women affected by ‘silent epidemic’

Scientists are working to find answers — but, although it is as common as asthma and diabetes, endometriosis is allocated only a fraction of the millions of dollars they each receive in research funding.

  • There is no cure
  • Hysterectomy is not a cure
  • Pregnancy is not a cure
  • It does not always cause infertility
  • Diagnosis can only be made via surgical intervention
  • Endometriosis pain does not only occur during periods

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-24/endometriosis-health-system-oblivious-to-suffering-of-women/8331534?section=health&smid=Page%3A+ABC+News-Facebook_Organic&WT.tsrc=Facebook_Organic&sf65570360=1

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