The constant pain that dominated my pre-menopause life
Naga Munchetty is not alone. My adenomyosis went undiagnosed for 25 years
Broadcaster Naga Munchetty spoke out about her adenomyosis diagnosis
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Earlier this week, broadcaster Naga Munchetty hit the headlines (although fewer than she should have done), by announcing live on air that she suffered from adenomyosis. The predominant reaction was, you suffer from what? Because, although 1 in 10 women in the UK have it, this debilitating gynaecological problem is rarely discussed and vastly less well known than its more famous cousin endometriosis (which, let’s face it, has only become a topic of conversation in the past decade or so because high profile sufferers made sure it was.) Now Naga has started to do the same for adenomyosis and its sidelined sufferers.
I did a double take when I heard her describe her symptoms, because I am one of the one in 10 – or I was, until I hit menopause (and I do mean menopause, not perime…
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