Women may experience their first symptoms of endometriosis in their teen years, but the indications may not be recognized until much later.
Frequent fatigue affects a full half of women diagnosed with endometriosis. However, physicians are not discussing management and treatment strategies with their patients.
A recent study examined whether severe and/or chronic abuse of multiple types during childhood and adolescence increases a woman's risk of endometriosis.
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In women with endometriosis, deep dyspareunia is associated with lower sexual quality of life (QoL), according to a study.
For in vitro fertilization (IVF), clinical and ongoing pregnancy rates deteriorated with worsening endometriosis, according to results of a recently published retrospective study.
Narrowband imaging (NBI) at laparoscopy was able to detect additional areas of endometriosis not identified by standard white light, according to results of a study in The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
A new self-administered scale to assess painful symptoms of endometriosis in research trials was recently developed by European obstetrician/gynecologists, the first time such a scale has been created with input from both clinicians and patients.
Meta-analysis of 3 studies of acupuncture for relief of endometriosis-related pain found positive results for reduction in pain intensity, according to recently published research.
A number of risk factors have been found for gestational hypertension/preeclampsia (GH-PE), and a new study from Taiwan suggests endometriosis is one of them, and a significant and independent risk factor at that.