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Endometriosis (cont.)

Endometriosis Self-Care at Home

If a woman increases her level of physical activity daily, the amount of pain associated with endometriosis may decrease. Researchers are uncertain as to the cause of this relationship and have noted that increased exercise does not reduce pain in all women. As in the case of any chronic condition, lifestyle changes like regular exercise and consumption of a healthy diet are recommended.

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Endometriosis, the presence of endometriumlike glands and stroma outside the uterus, is a common, poorly understood, and extremely debilitating benign gynecological condition.

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