Intense pain that makes it impossible for daily activities and a whole bleeding in the menstrual period may indicate that something is wrong. They call it the "silent illness" and it is one of the most common gynekological pathologies among women in their fertile age, although unknown.
It is called endometriosis and it is recorded that 15% of the population of # women in the world, but the absence of official statistics contain a clear picture of this disease.
Because of the naturalization of pain in the menstrual cycle, the diagnosis can take a few years to make the disease change. the road and caused other complexes in the body affect the bladder, intestinal or other organs.
In most cases, the diagnosis is known only if the woman is trying to become pregnant and can not understand the direct effect of fertility.
Stop projects and a new chance
There are some invoices that have been presented to Mendoza and Nation level to be asked to consider this disease as a chronological pathology.
This qualification would have great benefits for people who learn it, such as larger coverage in medicines, medical licenses and an extensive medical approach.
The National Senator for San Luis María Eugenia Catalfamo presented a recent project in the Congress, so the Mandatory Medical Plan considers detection, diagnosis, control, treatment, medicine and staple therapy.
Support for this initiative will be the collective "Endometriosis Mendoza" trucks are held on Saturday 17 in Garibaldi and San Martin.
What is endometriosis?
The Argentine Genocide of Endometriosis qualifies it as a "mysterious disease", although it is considered as good.
Though its cause is not fully established, it arises as the weight of the inner area of the uterus and that each month is growing to receive a pregnancy is not left by the menstrual cycle and these cells are in other areas of the uterus. organism
Endometriosis lesions may be found in beans, which have an effect on the egg, a thousand, ligaments that support the uterus, the area between the vagina and the straight, the outside of the Uterus and the lines of & nbsp; a pelvic cavity (peritoneum). In some cases, endometriosis in surgical pathways, the gut or the straight, the bladder, the vagina, the fulka, the sierfix, etc. Fine. Less often, it may lie outside the abbey, such as in lips or nails.
Living with endometriosis
"The pain is so interesting that every month takes a month to work and Tramadol," says Eliana, one of the organizers of # the meeting on Saturday.
"They always say that pain is normal if you are instructed, but it is not so, you need to finish it and you need to broaden it so that all girls and girls know it, so you can go to a doctor and quickly diagnose them Now the first thing they do, your pain killers, "explains the 47-year-old woman who has her illness to take this cause as a flag.
Through a laparoscopic operation, Elina found out that she is in stage 4, the most serious, and then lets the slogan read: "It's not normal to earn it, it's not normal for you to bed in bed to give you so many days of blood ".
She is not the only one in the Facebook profile of Endometriosis Mendoza are dozens of women who tell her stories. "It's great if you feel that no one listens to you, that the health workers themselves do not know about it," he explains.
Worldwide, they even call "Endoguerreras", thousands of women who learn from this condition still under the carpet, to live the millennial naturalization of pain as part of women.