Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to lining of the womb is found elsewhere in the body.


Home  |  Health Topics 


Endometriosis lesions can be found anywhere in the pelvic cavity: on the ovaries, the fallopian tubes, and on the pelvic sidewall. Other common sites include the uterosacral ligaments, the cul-de-sac, the Pouch of Douglas, and in the rectal-vaginal septum.

In rare cases, endometriosis has been found inside the vagina, inside the bladder, on the skin, even in the lung, spine, and brain.

The most common symptom of endometriosis is pelvic pain. The pain often correlates to the menstrual cycle, but a woman with endometriosis may also experience pain which doesn’t match with this. For many women, the pain of endometriosis is so severe that it impacts their lives in significant ways.

Endometriosis can also cause scar tissue and adhesions, that can distort a woman’s internal anatomy. In advanced stages, internal organs may fuse together, causing a condition known as a "frozen pelvis."

It is estimated that 30-40% of women with endometriosis are infertile.

The exact cause of endometriosis is unknown, but several theories are there :

It has been suggested that endometrial tissue can, during menstruation, pass back along the fallopian tubes into the pelvic or abdominal cavities (a process called retrograde menstruation). According to this theory some of the menstrual blood flows backwards down the fallopian tubes and into the pelvis.

It has also been proved that endometrial cells can be carried in the blood and lymph vessels to remote parts of the body.

Endometriosis is more common in close relatives of women with the disease. It is rare in women of Afro-Caribbean origin and more common in Asian women than in white women. This suggests that genetics may be involved.

Other sources of information for these topics.

The Endometriosis Association
Non-profit organization dedicated to providing information and support to women with endometriosis, educating the public as well as the medical community ...

Endometriosis, Current information on the treatment including medical, surgical and alternative medicine.

Online Pharmacy Information

Let's change gears here and take a new look on an old business. When you hear the word pharmacy you can just about feel it in your nose. Then you think about how much it's going to cost and the waiting and talking and stupid looks by others in line that can't wait to see what medication you are getting and it just keeps getting better.

Safemeds online pharmacy has a professional approach to a cartoon nightmare of your past by doing the whole process electronically. If it's possible for an online pharmacy, then Safemeds has just made it better.


Mexican Pharmacy | Online Pharmacy | Mexican Pharmacy | Canadian Pharmacy | Online Pharmacy | Internet Pharmacy | Canada Pharmacy
Favorite Medications: Viagra | Cialis | Levitra | Generic Viagra | Generic Cialis | Soma | Allegra | Cipro | Lamisil | Norvasc
Lipitor | Zoloft | Wellbutrin | Plavix | Clomid | Proscar | Zithromax | Nexium | Doxycycline | Prevacid | Paxil | Celebrex
Information on this online pharmacy site is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should not use the information on this online pharmacy site for diagnosing or treating a medical or health condition. You should carefully read all product packaging. If you have or suspect you have a medical problem, promptly contact your professional healthcare provider. Safemeds.com is not a Canadian pharmacy nor is it a Mexican pharmacy. Safemeds online pharmacy uses these types of pharmacies for comparisons only.
Health Topics | Resources | Sitemap      SafeMeds © 2005
www Safemeds