Articles of Interest
See how others are raising the profile of endometriosis in Scotland and around the world.
Endometriosis: the painful truth - Curious
This event presented by Fiona Stalker, shares the latest thinking on this difficult condition that affects one in ten women in the UK, looking at treatments therapy and how patients are shaping the research agenda.
About Curious This event was part of the RSE's summer events programme Curious. The RSE invites you to Curious, its summer events programme running from 09-27 August 2021. All eyes on Scotland’s leading thinkers in this thought-provoking series of free online talks and intimate conversations designed to question and inspire the world around us to reach new insights. https://www.rse-curious.com
About RSE The RSE, Scotland’s National Academy, is an educational charity operating on a wholly independent and non-party-political basis to provide public benefit throughout Scotland. https://www.rse.org.uk/
By Sophia Bender
Endo Girl is a film aimed at raising awareness of the insidious disease that takes over the lives of one in 9 women worldwide -Endometriosis. Thirteen women share their stories of what it’s like to live with this incurable disease, what an individual’s delayed journey to diagnosis is like, as well as the effect the disease has on their day-to-day lives and their closest relationships. Brought to life through the medium of dance, the film is shocking, violating and takes the audience on a vulnerable journey, exposing what lies beneath the surface of one in 9 women worldwide.
Vicky Chapman, Leader of the Dundee Support group talks about her journey with The Courier
Dundee Support Group leader Vicky Chapman, from Arbroath, had never even heard of endometriosis before she was eventually diagnosed aged 29, after first getting her periods aged 11.
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