Endometriosis

Adenomyosis vs Endometriosis | Northside Gynaecology

Adenomyosis vs Endometriosis

With more people becoming aware of, and being diagnosed with, endometriosis, another gynaecological condition has arisen: adenomyosis. These two conditions share similarities in not only their names, but also their symptoms, causing common misdiagnosis. So, let’s dive in and explore the differences between: endometriosis (end-oh-me-tree-oh-sis) and adenomyosis (add-en-oh-my-oh-sis). Difference The main difference between the two […]

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Why Is My Period Causing Me Pain? Is This Normal?

Menstruation, or having your period, is a common, monthly occurrence for women and many also experience pain and discomfort on a regular basis. Period pain, also known as dysmenorrhoea, is pain that usually occurs in the lower abdomen during your menstrual cycle. Your body produces prostaglandins, chemicals that are responsible for uterus contractions which help

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My Story – Our Future

When seeking health care, all women have different experiences and outcomes. While you may feel that your individual experience is only indicative of your personal journey, you’ll likely find that your story links to that of another woman – truly, we’re all in this together. It’s so important that we share our stories (when comfortable)

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Endometriosis FAQs

Endometriosis is a condition that affects 1 in 10 Australian women, yet it’s still misunderstood, misdiagnosed, and often left untreated. We answer a few of your questions about endo below, and remind our readers that painful periods are not normal. You need to see your GP if the pain persists; you may have endo, and

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Endometriosis Awareness Month: The Long Journey to Diagnosis: What are your options?

Welcome to Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is a chronic medical condition where the tissue that normally grows inside the uterus grows outside of it. This month, we stand with EndoWarriors, recognise their bravery, and work towards improving the diagnosis and treatment of this chronic medical condition. As discussion surrounding endometriosis is increased and you receive

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2022 GP Symposium: Gynaecology through the ages

Northside Gynaecology’s 2022 GP Symposium: Gynaecology Through the Ages   Northside Gynaecology was proud to host our annual GP Symposium at the Garden Marquee Room, at Victoria Park’s Function Centre. The topic for this year’s symposium was ‘Gynaecology Through the Ages’, and the program included talks by our specialist gynaecologists, Dr Archna Saraswat, Dr Liana

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Eating right for endo

Endometriosis is a painful disorder where the tissue that lines the uterus starts to grow outside the uterus, affecting the ovaries and other pelvic organs. Common symptoms include heavy periods, painful intercourse, and infertility. One of the biggest problems with endometriosis is that it is difficult to diagnose. In fact, a surgeon needs to perform

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Eating right for endo

Endometriosis is a painful disorder where the tissue that lines the uterus starts to grow outside the uterus, affecting the ovaries and other pelvic organs. Common symptoms include heavy periods, painful intercourse, and infertility. One of the biggest problems with endometriosis is that it is difficult to diagnose. In fact, a surgeon needs to perform

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