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Endometriosis: Introducing our special investigation into the debilitating health condition affecting 1.5 million women

Posted On: 16 Feb 2020   |   Posted By: Press and Journal

It's a condition that causes pain and distress to 1.5 million women in the UK, yet experts have warned awareness of endometriosis is lacking - and there remains no cure.
As the UK Government opens an inquiry to investigate the challenges faced by endometriosis sufferers, on Monday we reveal our own study in which we examine the harsh realities of living with the chronic pelvic condition.
Patients and healthcare practitioners share their first-hand experiences and advise the government on what steps need to be taken to ensure people with the condition get the right care at the right time.
We speak to four women who suffer from the condition, and hear how one felt “on the verge of suicide” from the pain of living with endometriosis.
Follow our series on endometriosis online and in The Press and Journal on Monday
Others speak of their fears around their future fertility and the impact it has on “every element” of their life.
Dr Lucky Saraswat, an endometriosis specialist and consultant gynaecologist, outlines...

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