Thousands of women around the world suffer from adenomyosis. And many of them, in addition to the unpleasant physical symptoms that interfere with their lives, experience emotional destress. Constant fatigue, apathy, irritability, excessive crying, and sometimes even depression … are these also consequences of adenomyosis?
“You have adenomyosis”, – 1 in 10 women will hear these words from their doctor at some point in life (most frequently in their 30s or 40s, although adenomyosis can develop in women of all ages). What is this condition? What causes adenomyosis?
Women often take care of others before taking care of themselves. For many women, this can have significant affects on their immediate families. Chronic migraine can affect their relationship with their spouse/partner or children.
Adenomyosis happens when there is abnormal presence of endometrial tissue (the inner lining of the uterus) within the thick, muscular layer of the uterus called myometrium.