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There`s no question that our backs have become the parts of our body most likely to malfunction. Back pain is now a global epidemic and the second most common reason why people visit the doctor. It`s been called an epidemic even by government organizations like the Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability & Risk at the University of Maryland.
Around 20 per cent of women who have a hysterectomyshouldn't have the procedure
If you suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding - and it's something that affects one in four women sometime in their life - your doctor will probably recommend a hysterectomy
Endometriosis, the abnormal growth and function of endometrial tissue, makes a woman's monthly cycle a living hell of abdominal pain and cramps, backache and abnormally heavy, irregular or long menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia) and, in general, just causes a gumming up of the female works
The term polycystic ovary syndrome (PCO) was first used in 1935 to describe enlarged ovaries and numerous cysts along with hirsutism (excess facial hair), infertility and amenorrhoea or oligomenorrhoea (an absence of, or reduction in, menstruation) (Am J Obst Gyn, 1935, 29: 181-191)