Experts Says Painful Menstruation Can Be Endometriosis


Gynaecologist and fertility expert, Abayomi Ajayi says not all painful menstruaution are normal but can be linked to endometriosis. According to him, the condition is a serious female reproductive disorder, which occurs when the endometrial lining of the uterus spreads into the pelvic cavity, implanting itself on the pelvic structures causing inflammation and pain either mild or severe which can last for days, causing discomfort and cramps in the pelvic region and lower abdomen.

Ajayi stated that endometriosis can lead to chronic pelvic pain, infertility and disability in affected persons.  He said there is need to raise awareness on the symptoms and disorder among women because women suffering from this disease may not enjoy sexual intercourse, hence, they need to get help as soon as possible

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