Delve into the enigmatic world of endometriosis - a gynecological condition with a history that spans millennia but has only recently gained formal recognition. Journey through its murky waters, from its ancient attributions to its first scientific mention in 1860 by Karel Rokitansky.
In this episode, hear Dr. Emilie Joyeux, a renowned OB-GYN based in France, simplify the complex narrative of endometriosis. Understand its nature, the scientific theories behind its occurrence, and why it's often misdiagnosed, leaving millions of women in undue pain and distress.
Then, listen to Marguerite's poignant story, who waited nearly 20 years for a correct diagnosis. Explore her life with this “uninvited guest” and how it seeped into every facet of her existence. With acute pain, chronic fatigue, and other complications, endometriosis is more than just a condition. It's an everyday battle.
But there's hope. Discover the latest advancements in research, the treatments in the pipeline, and how medical professionals are arming themselves with better tools to tackle this prevalent yet under-recognized ailment.
*"The best way out is always through,"* and the path to understanding endometriosis is no different. Join us for a deep dive into this intricate topic, brought to life by personal stories, expert insights, and a dash of hope for the future.
Podcast by HealthTech for Care
Production: MedShake Studio
Host: Anca Petre
Guests: Dr Emilie Joyeux and Marguerite de Rodellec