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Endometriosis is a reproductive health condition that’s characterised by frequent menstrual bleeding and the growth of uterine tissues elsewhere in the body.

 

“The lining of the womb (endometrial tissues) is ‘spilled’ into other parts of the reproductive organs,” explains Dr Peter Chew, a gynaecologist at Gleneagles.

 

As a result, the patient can suffer from severe bleeding and menstrual pain.

 

Even well-known personalities around the world aren’t spared from this condition, which experts say affect around 1 in 10 women.

 

In fact, many celebs have opened up about their condition, sharing about how it affects their confidence, their ability to work, and even broken down their marriage.

 

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