S1, Ep 3 - Endometriosis and Me

Season 1, Episode 3,   Nov 08, 2021, 12:00 AM

In this week’s episode I’m talking to Professor of Gynaecology Andrew Horne, and one of my favourite people Louise Abdalla all about Endometriosis, its symptoms, and its effect on fertility. Please note that we do also discuss miscarriage in this episode.

In this episode we talk about the symptoms and signs of Endometriosis and the effects it can have on a woman’s everyday life, and their desire to have children. Andrew shares the clinical elements of the condition so perfectly and shares his advice for those suffering whilst Louise gives us an insight into living with the condition. Louise’s honesty, and Andrew’s knowledge, will help so many women push for a diagnosis I’m sure (as it currently takes on average 7 years to be diagnosed).

Guest Bios

Andrew Horne

Andrew Horne is Professor of Gynaecology and founder and co-director of the EXPPECT Centre for Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis at the University of Edinburgh. He is a world-leading researcher in women’s health problems, with a focus on endometriosis and pelvic pain, and has published over 150 scientific papers. He is Trustee to Endometriosis UK and has co-authored a book on endometriosis for patients called “The Experts’ Guide to Treat, Manage and Live Well with Your Symptoms”. I still can’t believe he found the time to talk to us – he is an incredible incredible man! 

  • Follow Professor Horne on Twitter HERE 
  • Buy Professor Horne’s book “Endometriosis: The Experts’ Guide to Treat, Manage and Live Well with Your Symptoms” HERE – sales of which will raise funds for Endometriosis UK

Louise Abdalla

Louise Abdalla is one of the funniest, loveliest and honest women I know. Married to king of positivity – Mr PMA, Faisal Abdalla, she is a huge support behind the scenes (although is too modest to admit how much she does to grow his brand). With a background in PR, they make a great team alongside their long-awaited son Raffi.

Useful Links:

  • What is Endometriosis – click HERE
  • Endometriosis UK: the leading UK charity dedicated to providing information and support to those with endometriosis – click HERE

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