My hope for women battling with Endometriosis is that they are listened to, and that those listening really hear the suffering and pain that these women are describing. We are not women looking for attention, we are not women behaving like drama queens and we are certainly not women with pain that is in our heads.
I am one of the lucky ones…well at least that if I have endometriosis at all as I am, as yet, undiagnosed.. when I say I am lucky I mean that I got my period aged 11 and had them perfectly normally like clockwork every 28 days aside from one random agonising one age 24 that had me rolling around in pain.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I want to share my experiences with the wonderful Prof Marc Possover in Zurich and Peter Barton-Smith in London. They have changed my life! I live in the West of Ireland and was diagnosed by laparoscopy with mild/moderate endometriosis at the age of 22, 8 years after the onset of my cyclical, severe pelvic pain. […]
Don’t miss your chance to get tickets for our Endometriosis Information Day – packed with accurate, empowering and supportive speakers. For all living with endometriosis and adenomyosis. Expert panel and speakers covering excision surgery, diet, pelvic physiotherapy, treatments and fertility. BOOK HERE – EAI Members check your email for your discounted ticket link! Participants include: […]
Tune in to Connemara Community Radio where Kathleen (EAI Chairperson) speaks to Mary about endometriosis.
Thank you to Connemara Community Radio for helping us to raise awareness.
The Endometriosis Association of Ireland were delighted to support Gráinne Fahy in the release of her single 1 in 10 which is about her journey with Endometriosis
Questions for prospective surgeons for endometriosis/adenomyosis. These questions are to help you prepare for your consultation and to get the most of the short time available.
The Endometriosis Association of Ireland were delighted to speak to Kathy and the Irish Times Women’s Podcast Team about Endometriosis
Kathleen King, Chairperson of the EAI explains the realities faced by the one in ten women who have the condition
Endometriosis: ‘It’s the kind of pain that takes the breath from you and makes you fall to your knees’
It is all about doing your best to have a “normal” life while living in chronic pain. You must use all the tools: heating pads, regular and appropriate prescribed pain medication, magnesium cream and baths, gentle exercise and acupuncture. Read Julie’s story in the Journal.ie