Endometriosis is less common in heavy women, study finds

Endometriosis is less common in heavy women, study finds

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A woman with endometriosis clutches a heating bag with a pink heart on it to her stomache to alleviate the pain

Heavy women are less likely to be diagnosed with endometriosis than their slimmer peers, according to a new study. That link was especially strong among women with infertility, according to Dr. Divya Shah from the UI Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City and her colleagues.

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