The Search For Better Endometriosis Treatments Continues
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Emily Poulin, PhD. is the Associate Medical Communications Manager at Excerpta Medica BV - Adelphi Group.

                       

The Search For Better Endometriosis Treatments Continues

Women’s pain is something that has historically been overlooked, dismissed, and stigmatized. It is an awkward topic and is often avoided. While menstrual pain is accepted as part of being a woman, for some, it can significantly impact quality of life. This is because behind this pain is a serious condition called endometriosis. Why should we care about endometriosis? Approximately 10% of women suffer from endometriosis, and for these women, menstrual pain can be much more serious than mild cramping. Endometriosis...

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