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10 warning signs of endometriosis

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Dr. Lori Gore-Green shares symptoms commonly associated with endometriosis.

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10 warning signs of endometriosis

  1. 1. Warning Signs of Endometriosis by: Dr. Lori Gore-Green,drlorigoregreen.com
  2. 2. Endometriosis a condition affecting between 2 and 10 percent of women that results from the appearance of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus. Endometriosis: What is it?
  3. 3. • painful menstrual cramps that worsen over time 10 Warning Signs of Endometriosis
  4. 4. • painful menstrual cramps that worsen over time • chronic pain in the lower back and pelvis 10 Warning Signs of Endometriosis
  5. 5. • painful menstrual cramps that worsen over time • chronic pain in the lower back and pelvis • pain during or after sexual intercourse (often described as “deep” pain) 10 Warning Signs of Endometriosis
  6. 6. • painful menstrual cramps that worsen over time • chronic pain in the lower back and pelvis • pain during or after sexual intercourse (often described as “deep” pain). • intestinal pain 10 Warning Signs of Endometriosis
  7. 7. • painful menstrual cramps that worsen over time • chronic pain in the lower back and pelvis • pain during or after sexual intercourse (often described as “deep” pain). • intestinal pain • painful bowel movements 10 Warning Signs of Endometriosis
  8. 8. • painful menstrual cramps that worsen over time • chronic pain in the lower back and pelvis • pain during or after sexual intercourse (often described as “deep” pain). • intestinal pain • painful Bowel Movements • pain urinating during menstrual periods 10 Warning Signs of Endometriosis
  9. 9. • painful menstrual cramps that worsen over time • chronic pain in the lower back and pelvis • pain during or after sexual intercourse (often described as “deep” pain). • intestinal pain • painful Bowel Movements • pain urinating during menstrual periods • blood in stool or urine (rare symptom) 10 Warning Signs of Endometriosis
  10. 10. • painful menstrual cramps that worsen over time • chronic pain in the lower back and pelvis • pain during or after sexual intercourse (often described as “deep” pain). • intestinal pain • painful Bowel Movements • pain urinating during menstrual periods • blood in stool or urine (rare symptom) • bleeding/spotting between periods 10 Warning Signs of Endometriosis
  11. 11. • painful menstrual cramps that worsen over time • chronic pain in the lower back and pelvis • pain during or after sexual intercourse (often described as “deep” pain). • intestinal pain • painful Bowel Movements • pain urinating during menstrual periods • blood in stool or urine (rare symptom) • bleeding/spotting between periods • digestive problems; diarrhea, constipation, nausea and/or bloating - particularly during menstruation 10 Warning Signs of Endometriosis
  12. 12. • painful menstrual cramps that worsen over time • chronic pain in the lower back and pelvis • pain during or after sexual intercourse (often described as “deep” pain). • intestinal pain • painful Bowel Movements • pain urinating during menstrual periods • blood in stool or urine (rare symptom) • bleeding/spotting between periods • digestive problems; diarrhea, constipation, nausea and/or bloating - particularly during menstruation • infertility 10 Warning Signs of Endometriosis
  13. 13. • If you or someone you know is suffering from any of these symptoms, seek out treatment from a physician as they could be indicators of endometriosis or another condition. • There is currently no cure for endometriosis, however there are various treatment options available to address the symptoms, for more information, consult with your doctor. • To learn more about women’s health visit: drlorigoregreen.com What Next?

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