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I was 14 when the pain started, to the point I couldn’t get out of bed. I thought it was normal to have pain like that, my Mum took me to the doctors…
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I was twelve years old when I had my first period. It was normal, lasted four days and wasn’t heavy or that painful. However, that was the last time…
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My symptoms started as soon as I had my first period. Debilitating pain, ovulation pains and extremely heavy periods. I was put onto the pill from…
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I first noticed symptoms of endometriosis when I had my first period. I noticed that all my friends didn’t seem to be in as much pain as I was and…
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My name is Daniela, I am 27 years old and I was first diagnosed with endometriosis and adenomyosis in June 2020. I first started noticing symptoms…
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This is Nicole's story. I have recently undergone surgery for suspected endometriosis in February and have finally been diagnosed after 5 years of…
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This is Saffiyah's story. I first began to notice symptoms in 2022. I immediately sought a GP appointment and an ultrasound scan, when the scan came…
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I first started experiencing symptoms when I was 15 years old. My GP at the time sent me for an MRI which came back with a cyst on my left ovary, and…
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Please note: Michelle's story contains mentions of fertility struggles. From the time I started my periods they were extremely painful, way more…
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This is Tannagh’s Story.⁠ ⁠ “I am a 27-year-old teacher living and working in London. I was diagnosed with endometriosis in South Africa (where I am…
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Daniel reflects on the journey he and his wife Rebecca have shared on her journey to a diagnosis of endometriosis and navigating the condition…
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“I had always suffered with excruciating periods but I was put on the pill quite young, which masked my symptoms. It wasn’t until 2013 that the…

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