Thursday, March 5, 2009

A to Z of women’s health ENDOMETRIOSIS

E – ENDOMETRIOSIS

It’s a condition where tissue from the womb lining is found in other parts of the body and like womb tissue, breaks down and bleeds every month, causing inflammation and pain. It also results in scar tissue. Resent research suggests that the correct diet could help. Italian researchers found that a diet high in red meat increased the risk of endometriosis, while eating lots of fruits and vegetables offered some protection.

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