The Stress of Endometriosis: 12 Ways of Coping With the Disease by Samantha Bowick

The Stress of Endometriosis: 12 Ways of Coping With the Disease

Endometriosis is a disease that affects at least 176 million women worldwide. It is characterized as having tissue similar to the endometrium – the tissue that lines the uterus – in other places, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, bowels and pelvic wall, among others. This tissue should normally be expelled by the body, but with endometriosis, it is unable to exit, causing severe pain and other symptoms.

Endometriosis can be extremely stressful, difficult to cope with and overwhelming among other things. Coping mechanisms that I have found to be helpful while battling endometriosis include:

It is important to find coping skills that work for you to help you deal with this disease.

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Elisa Schmitz
This is really helpful information, Samantha Bowick . I did not know much about endometriosis but have friends who struggle with it. Thank you for the insights, and welcome to our 30Seconds tribe. I look forward to learning and growing with you!
Samantha Bowick
Thank you so much, Elisa! I am so glad to be part of 30Seconds and learning from everyone!
Sheri B Doyle
I am so glad you have found ways to deal with the disease. When I had it 15 years ago, no one was talking about it, in fact it was treated like something I had done wrong almost. People in my life, including myself, didn't take it seriously because there just wasn't any information about it.
Thank you for sharing your perspective and tips to help other women who have Endometriosis.

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