If you have been diagnosed with endometriosis, then you may be aware that the disease occurs in four stages, and that not all endometriosis symptoms are present at each stage. You probably also know that endometriosis can be difficult to treat at higher stages of the disease, where symptoms can cause infertility and perhaps a greater chance of reproductive cancers in the future.

In order to understand the four stages of endometriosis, you need to understand how endometriosis occurs. You can visit https://endometriosisassn.org/about-endometriosis/causes to learn about the various causes of endometriosis.

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The menstrual blood released from a woman's body every month is actually made up of muscle tissue and comes from the inner lining of the uterus. Inner lining, called the endometrium, thickened at the same time each month and is designed to be the future placenta, the home half of nutrients from mother to child.

In some rare cases, the menstrual blood is not expelled from the body as it should. Instead, he found a way out of the womb and close to the bone, tissue and organ systems. After leaving the uterine endometrial tissue bag but not the body, then the problem may occur because of some women.

Usually, the immune system will deal with this rogue network, but in some women bag endometrial lining can adhere to a particular bone and tissue, then shed and bleed each month in accordance with the menstrual cycle causing endometriosis. This makes women suffering from endometriosis feel 'heavy' in his pelvic area.