What is adenomyosis, the gynecological problem \ 'ten times more painful than childbirth '

What is adenomyosis, the gynecological problem \ 'ten times more painful than childbirth \'

Little-known disease affects one in ten women worldwide, according to WHO;Most common symptoms are abundant and painful menstruation and severe pelvic pain.

Getty ImagesBritons Zélie, Lisa and Jennifer have adenomyosis, a gynecological disorder that, in the worst case scenario, causes severe pelvic pain and heavy bleeding."I couldn't wear anything but black pants at work," says Jennifer."And yet I was bleeding so much that I had to go home and change my clothes in the middle of the day. I've bled several times on my friends' couch. I've had this disease for years."Adenomyosis is a disorder that occurs when the lining of the uterus (endometrium) cells fuses into the muscle fibers of the uterine wall.According to the World Health Organization, one in 10 women in the world may have adenomyosis.The disease can affect any menstruating woman, regardless of age.In some cases, the disease may have no symptoms.Therefore, it is estimated that many women have adenomyosis and do not even know it.But when symptoms appear, they can be incredibly painful.The cause is unknown and there is no way to prevent the disease.Zélie says adenomyosis...


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