Symptoms of Endometriosis Include:
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So – What IS Normal??
Minor cramping during menses, often treated with over the counter remedies. Each month, tissue lining the uterus (endometrium) breaks down, sheds and exits the body resulting in normal menstruation. Inflammatory hormones – particularly those known as prostaglandins – are linked to the minor cramping and discomfort of a normal period. This is called “dysmenorrhea”. Dysmenorrhea is not the same as endometriosis, nor is the disease simply comprised of ‘normal’ endometrium in abnormal places – as many sources and organizations mistakenly assert.