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Free self-care planner to keep track of your endometriosis download

How to use a self-care planner to keep track of your endometriosis symptoms

    Creating a self-care planner is essential for anyone with chronic illness. As a chronic illness patient, it can be difficult to remember everything you’ve tried and how your symptoms have responded over time. A self-care planner can be a useful way to track your progress and communicate with your doctor about the things that work for you.

    I’ve been using a self-care planner for almost 10 years now. It helps me keep track of my health symptoms and how I’m doing in general. This allows me to communicate more effectively with my doctor when we meet to discuss the best treatment plan for my chronic illness, which is endometriosis. A self-care planner can also help you pinpoint what works well for you and what doesn’t so that you can take charge of your health and wellness on all levels.

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    Everything About Ovarian Cyst Pain

    Everything About Ovarian Cyst Pain

      Please tell me I’m not the only woman who has ever been to urgent care with a stabbing pain in my lower abdomen and been told that it’s “probably ovarian cyst pain.” Because if I am, then I’m truly alone in this world full of people wearing medical gloves. This is a common refrain for us ladies—there’s lots of pelvic pain and abdominal pain that could be caused by ovarian cysts, but there isn’t a clear way to figure out exactly what’s going on down there. If you have experienced this type of vague discomfort or you’re worried about it happening to you (because it happens to nearly every woman at one point or another), here are some tips for figuring out whether your symptoms are probably ovarian cyst-related:

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      What to Expect from Laparoscopy for Endometriosis

      What to Expect from Laparoscopy for Endometriosis

        In the United States, endometriosis affects an estimated 1 in 10 women of reproductive age, but it can affect girls as young as 12 or 13. Despite how common it is, many people aren’t familiar with the condition. Endometriosis involves tissue that normally lines a woman’s uterus growing outside of it, where it should not be. This results in painful periods and can cause infertility among many other symptoms. When endometriosis goes untreated for a long time, some women need surgery to treat the condition, and laparoscopy for endometriosis is one option available to them. We’re going to explain what causes endometriosis and why it might require surgery—and what that surgery typically entails and why laparoscopy for endometriosis is a great choice for many patients

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        Surviving Hospital Visits When You Have Endometriosis

        Surviving Hospital Visits When You Have Endometriosis

          Unless I’m sleeping, I am in some kind of pain. Whether it’s a dull ache in my corners to sharper stabs shooting from my pelvic area or an intense burning sensation that spreads across my butt and thighs, it is always there. Even though this is my reality, navigating the health care system with a chronic illness can be exhausting for anyone. Here are tips for getting through those appointments:

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