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What do the cramps feel like in early pregnancy?

What do the cramps feel like in early pregnancy?

Implantation cramping may be an early sign of pregnancy. Understanding the causes and key differences between implantation cramps and period cramps will help people to recognize them. Implantation cramping is a type of pain sometimes experienced when a fertilized egg attaches itself to the lining of the uterus. This process is called implantation. Cramping sometimes […]

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Can endometriosis make you tired all the time?

Can endometriosis make you tired all the time?

Little formal research has looked into a direct link between endometriosis and fatigue, but there are several reasons why endometriosis can make a person feel tired all the time. The condition occurs when tissue resembling the lining of the uterus grows elsewhere in the body. When this endometrial tissue is present outside the uterus, a […]

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Can endometriosis cause bladder pain?

Can endometriosis cause bladder pain?

Endometriosis is a condition where tissue resembling the uterus lining grows outside the uterus, such as on the ovaries or fallopian tubes. With bladder endometriosis, this tissue grows inside or on the surface of the bladder. Bladder endometriosis is a rare form of the condition that can cause severe discomfort. When it forms only on […]

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What is cervical endometriosis?

What is cervical endometriosis?

Endometriosis is when cells similar to the cells of the uterus lining develop elsewhere in the body. These growths often form on the ovaries or fallopian tubes. Endometriosis of the cervix is rare. Many people do not realize that they have cervical endometriosis because it usually causes no symptoms. In this article, we look at […]

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Medieval coffin birth: A modern medical mystery

Medieval coffin birth: A modern medical mystery

In 2010, archeological diggings in Imola, Italy, yielded a sad yet intriguing find: the skeleton of a medieval woman with a hole in her skull and the mysterious the remains of a fetus. Scientists concluded that this was a coffin birth, and that the hole was caused by an ancient procedure called trepanation. The ancient […]

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Female students underestimate their own intelligence

Female students underestimate their own intelligence

It’s no secret that the number of women in science is much lower than that of men. But why is that? Some may (wrongly) argue that women are not as gifted as men, while some will say that it’s the societal construct that has tended to discourage females from pursuing such a career. Now, new […]

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What to know about diaphragmatic endometriosis

What to know about diaphragmatic endometriosis

Diaphragmatic endometriosis is a rare form of endometriosis where tissue that resembles the uterus lining grows on the diaphragm. The diaphragm is the dome-shaped sheet of skeletal muscle that separates the abdomen from the chest and allows a person to breathe. When endometriosis affects the diaphragm, symptoms may include chest, shoulder, and neck pain. In […]

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Treating endometriosis symptoms at home

Treating endometriosis symptoms at home

Endometriosis can cause painful periods, cramps, and heavy menstrual bleeding. Home remedies can provide relief by controlling inflammation, relaxing the muscles, and improving overall health. Endometriosis occurs when tissue that resembles the uterus lining grows elsewhere in the body. The tissue is called endometrial tissue. It may, for example, develop on the fallopian tubes, ovaries, […]

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Everything you need to know about breakthrough bleeding

Everything you need to know about breakthrough bleeding

Breakthrough bleeding refers to vaginal bleeding or spotting that occurs between menstrual periods or while pregnant. The blood is usually either light red or dark reddish brown, much like the blood at the beginning or end of a period. However, depending on the cause, it may resemble regular menstrual blood. Breakthrough bleeding frequently occurs in […]