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Pelvic pain and mental health under the spotlight

March 6, 2023

The link between chronic pelvic pain and mental health issues will be in the spotlight as Barbados observes Endometriosis Awareness Month in March.

So says co-founder of the Barbados Association of Endometriosis and PCOS, Julia Mandeville.

Speaking on CBC TV 8’s Mornin’ Barbados, she explained endometriosis is a chronic condition in women, where endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus.

According to Ms Mandeville, chronic pelvic pain is one of the most common symptoms of the condition.

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