Younger Ages and Endometriosis

Last updated: March 2022

I was first diagnosed with endometriosis at 19 years old, despite having had symptoms for many years beforehand. Managing a chronic illness before you even enter your twenties isn’t easy, especially when it changes your life dramatically.

Living a Young Life with Endo

For me, it made work much more difficult as well as other activities like hanging out with friends often, taking care of my two cats, and even sitting through school lectures in college. Thankfully, I’ve been able to adjust my life accordingly to my condition, and I recently had my second laparoscopic procedure to make things a little easier.

Finding some relief

If someone would’ve told me I’d have 2 lap surgeries by the age of 20 before my diagnosis, I wouldn’t have believed a word of it, but now it’s the biggest help to this condition.

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