I missed school, I missed work, I missed family functions.‘If I had been diagnosed at 15, 20, or even 30, my life would have been different.
That would have been four or five days every month that I wouldn’t have been incapacitated, that I wouldn’t have been tired, that I wouldn’t have been nauseous and cranky.’Padma, who co-founded The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) to encourage women to look out for the symptoms of the illness, continues: ‘I was galvanised by what I went through. It impedes your ability to make rational decisions.
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With all previous historical records destroyed, he thought history could be said to begin with him. 640: According to legend, the caliph Omar burned all 200,000 volumes in the library at Alexandria in Egypt.
Even her doctor described the conception as ‘nothing short of a medical miracle’.
‘It ended up happening accidentally,’ she says, hoping her story will inspire others facing infertility caused by endometriosis.
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