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Padma Lakshmi Was One Of The First Celebs To Raise Endometriosis Awareness. Now She Asks: What’s Next?

Padma Lakshmi Was One Of The First Celebs To Raise Endometriosis Awareness. Now She Asks: What’s Next?

Padma Lakshmi was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2006, after experiencing symptoms for 23 years — and she’s been advocating for people with the condition ever since. About one in ten people born with a uterus have endometriosis, a condition in which tissue similar to the uterine lining grows outside the uterus, causing severe pelvic pain, particularly during menstruation or during or after sex. Other symptoms include heavy periods, fatigue, digestive issues, and in some cases, difficulty conceiving.

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