An endometrial biopsy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with the lining of your womb.
The truth hurts: hysterectomy doesn’t cure endometriosis
Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women, often leading to pain and infertility. Despite one celeb's hysterectomy for endo at 31, it’s not a cure for endometriosis.
Thermal balloon endometrial ablation
Thermal balloon endometrial ablation is an operation that uses a balloon filled with hot water to remove the lining of your uterus (womb) to reduce or stop periods.
Endometrial cancer, which develops in the lining of the womb, is diagnosed in about 3,000 women per year. Learn how to spot the signs of endometrial cancer.
Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissue that lines the uterus also grows outside the uterus. It can be painful, but treatment is available.
Female reproductive system
The female reproductive system involves organs such as the uterus (womb), ovaries, fallopian tubes and vagina, as well as hormones.
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a condition that affects around 1 in 8 women; it's most common in sexually active women aged 20 to 24.
Hysteroscopic endometrial ablation
An endometrial ablation is a common gynaecological operation. It helps relieve the symptoms of heavy periods. You should get less bleeding and pain.
Radio-frequency endometrial ablation
A radio-frequency endometrial ablation is an operation that uses radio-frequency energy to remove the lining of your uterus (womb). Usually this is done to reduce or stop periods.
Your periods are heavy if you're using more tampons or pads than usual. Here's what you can do for heavy periods, starting with a doctor's visit.