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Heart of Illinois Ob-Gyn Blog

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Navigating Endometriosis


What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a common condition that occurs in 1 out of 5-10 women. A uterus is lined with endometrial tissue, called the endometrium. A new endometrium grows with each menstrual cycle to prepare the body for a fertilized egg.  Endometriosis is when this tissue grows on the …

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