Endometriosis is caused when the tissue lining of the uterus starts to develop outside the uterus. The menstrual cycle affects this tissue as it grows, thickens and breaks down and then gets trapped inside as it can’t exit the body due to retrograde menstruation. Retrograde menstruation is a condition where the blood flows back to the fallopian tubes instead of exiting the body causes this disorder. Stomach ache, heavy bleeding during menstruation, discomfort during bowel movement and pain during periods are symptoms for this disorder.
HOW IS ENDOMETRIOSIS DIAGNOSED?
Almost half of the women suffering from this disorder have trouble getting pregnant.