It is "pain" that causes sleep disturbances and fatigue in endometriosis patients

It is By Bahar Yuksel

Endometriosis has been studied previously about its effects on quality of life and the possible effects on sleeping periods. The study conducted by Federica Facchin et al. questioned the reason for endometriosis to cause sleep disturbance. The authors have divided…

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Depression and Anxiety Common in Women with Endo

Depression and Anxiety Common in Women with Endo By Özge Özkaya

Symptoms of depression and anxiety are frequent among women with endometriosis and are related to chronic pain, confirms a review of the literature and meta-analysis published in the Journal of Women's Health.  According to the study authors, correlating factors should…

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Sleep Quality, Lifestyle Factors and Endometriosis

Sleep Quality, Lifestyle Factors and Endometriosis By Hale Goksever Celik

Endometriosis does not only affect the patients by dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, chronic pelvic pain, and infertility. An important issue in these patients, like other chronic diseases, is sleep quality. Youseflu et al., from Iran, published a study entitled “Effects of endometriosis…

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The predictors for sexual dysfunction in infertile women with endometriosis

The predictors for sexual dysfunction in infertile women with endometriosis By Hale Goksever Celik

Endometriosis is a disease defined as the localization of endometrial glandular and stromal tissue outside the uterine cavity. Its incidence ranges up to 10% of reproductive-aged women. The most common symptoms in these women are chronic pelvic pain, dyspareunia, and…

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Endometriosis and Insomnia

Endometriosis and Insomnia By Timur Seckin

There should be more awareness among clinicians for the relationship between insomnia and endometriosis, the study suggests. There needs to be a suspect of endometriosis whenever the clinician faces women of reproductive age with sleep or insomnia-related symptoms. This symptom is…

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Endometriosis: Comorbid Conditions

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Endometriosis: Comorbid Conditions By Irem Onur

In the study of Dr. Boneva et al., from Atlanta, GA, the United States which has recently been published in the journal Frontiers in Pediatrics evaluated the impact of endometriosis on the health of women with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). The authors compared…

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Could the Sleep Hormone Treat Endometriosis?

Could the Sleep Hormone Treat Endometriosis? By Özge Özkaya

Melatonin blocks cell proliferation, invasion, and migration in both normal and endometriotic epithelial cells, according to a study published in the scientific journal Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. Melatonin could, therefore, be a potential treatment for endometriosis  The formation and progression…

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Roles of melatonin in endometriosis

Roles of melatonin in endometriosis By Yu Yu

Melatonin is a neurohormone synthesized mainly by the pineal gland of mammals. It is controlled by the endogenous circadian clock located in brain hypothalamus. Melatonin is regulated by environmental light where the concentrations are low during the daytime and high…

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Endometriosis Can Reduce Sleep Quality and Negatively Impact Patient’s Quality of Life Study Suggests

Endometriosis Can Reduce Sleep Quality and Negatively Impact Patient’s Quality of Life  Study Suggests By Özge Özkaya

Most women with endometriosis of the posterior cul-de-sac, experience poor sleep quality, excessive daytime sleepiness and insomnia, according to a study published in the European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. Poor sleep quality can reduce the quality…

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