Endometriosis is a painful and often misunderstood disease, and misinformation about its diagnosis and effective treatment options persists not only online but in the doctor’s office.
Young Brisbane-based women have come forward about their experiences and challenges with endometriosis, including their experiences going to a GP and being advised to get pregnant at such a young age to ‘cure’ the disease. This advice has had major mental and emotional health impacts.
Are young women given the right advice to treat and live with Endometriosis?
Produced By: Chloe White
Featured In Story: Australian women diagnose with endometriosis , and Nesrin Varol – Associate Professor at the University of Sydney and Director of the Sydney Gynaecology and Endometriosis Centre
First aired on The Wire, Friday 1 September 2023