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Adenomyosis is a little understood GYN condition that is often mistaken for endometriosis. Both involve the abnormal growth of uterine tissue, both cause symptoms like pelvic pain and heavy bleeding and both can be difficult to diagnose. But while endometriosis is gaining notoriety, there is still a lack of awareness around adenomyosis. CIGC’s co-founder and …

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Adenomyosis, a disease that occurs when uterine tissue grows into the wall or muscle of the uterus, can cause a variety of severe symptoms, including heavy bleeding, painful periods and bloating or swelling in the abdomen. In addition, adenomyosis can also cause infertility in childbearing-age women. For women who want to have children, an adenomyosis …

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Maria Yeager started the online support group Adenomyosis Fighters after struggling with severe symptoms from adenomyosis for 17 years. After countless doctor appointments, dismissed symptoms and debilitating pain, she knew she didn’t want any other women to go through the same difficult journey without support. CIGC is proud to partner with Yeager and Adenomyosis Fighters …

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Could Adenomyosis Be the Reason for Your Painful Periods? Pain during your period is often a sign of a gynecological condition, and the culprit could be a little-known condition called adenomyosis. Painful periods are a regular occurrence for many women, and physicians often dismiss pain during menstruation as “normal.” But when pain moves beyond mild …

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Adenomyosis is a painful and complex gynecological condition that is not well understood, can be difficult to detect, and can only be cured by hysterectomy. Its primary indication is painful periods. What Is Adenomyosis? Adenomyosis develops when cells from the endometrial lining of the uterus grow into the muscle of the uterus. These cells behave …

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Adenomyosis and endometriosis are not the same condition. Although they can occur together, endometriosis is when endometrial cells (the lining of the uterus) are in a location outside of the uterus. Adenomyosis is when these cells exist or grow into the uterine wall. Although both can cause pain, endometriosis does not always cause heavy bleeding. Women with GYN conditions …

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