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Night shift work may be the cause of women's menstrual irregularity, says study(Shutterstock)

Night shift work may be the cause of women's menstrual irregularity, says study

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2021 12:00 PM IST
According to a new study, women working night shifts may be at a greater risk of menstrual irregularity and developing endometriosis
Sumona Chakravarti was diagnosed with endometriosis since 2011.
Sumona Chakravarti was diagnosed with endometriosis since 2011.

Sumona Chakravarti shares health update after revealing endometriosis diagnosis

PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2021 05:08 PM IST
  • Sumona Chakravarti, who has been battling endometriosis since 2011, shared a health update and assured everyone that she is doing ‘okay’.
Endometriosis is a condition in which the endometrium, the layer of tissue that normally covers the inside of the uterus, grows outside of it.(Shutterstock)
Endometriosis is a condition in which the endometrium, the layer of tissue that normally covers the inside of the uterus, grows outside of it.(Shutterstock)

Endometriosis can be caused due to childhood abuse reveals study

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 12:01 PM IST
The study found that women reporting severe-chronic abuse of multiple types had a 79% increased risk of laparoscopically-confirmed endometriosis.
Is period pain getting too severe? Time to get a check up done.(Shutterstock)
Is period pain getting too severe? Time to get a check up done.(Shutterstock)

Endometriosis in women, here’s why the severe pain can make women feel tired

Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 05:33 PM IST
Do you experience severe pain during periods and feel tired all the time? It’s time to get yourself checked.
In most women, the endometrium grows within the uterus. In women with endometriosis, the tissue could grow anywhere in the abdomen — the vagina, rectum, bladder, appendix, abdominal wall, even the upper abdomen.(HT Illustration: Shrikrishna Patkar)
In most women, the endometrium grows within the uterus. In women with endometriosis, the tissue could grow anywhere in the abdomen — the vagina, rectum, bladder, appendix, abdominal wall, even the upper abdomen.(HT Illustration: Shrikrishna Patkar)

Suffering in silence? Painful periods may be a sign of endometriosis

Hindustan Times | By Anesha George and Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 08:40 AM IST
The disease causes stabbing pains that begin days before your period and persist long after. Doctors may say you just have a low pain threshold. Here’s why you shouldn’t listen
Lakshmi Sharath is a travel writer. She was diagnosed with endometriosis a decade ago.
Lakshmi Sharath is a travel writer. She was diagnosed with endometriosis a decade ago.

Living in pain, and in fear of the pain: My struggle with endometriosis

Hindustan Times | By Lakshmi Sharath
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2018 06:01 PM IST
My life was taken over by the disease, my mind crippled, my confidence dented. Over the years, I rediscovered faith. Every day is still a battle. I live on hope.
Endometriosis affects an estimated 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years.(Shutterstock)
Endometriosis affects an estimated 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years.(Shutterstock)

Dear women, don’t ignore the pain in your lower abdomen. Check for endometriosis

Asian News International, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 04:08 PM IST
According to the Endometriosis Society of India, the estimated number of women suffering from the disorder in India is about 25 million and this number is increasing every year.
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