Molly-Mae Hague reveals endometriosis diagnosis after years of struggle
June 25, 2021, 12:21 | Update: June 25, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
Molly-Mae gets candid with fans about her battle with endometriosis …
Molly-Mae Hague has spoken openly in a video uploaded to her YouTube channel about her long battle with extreme menstrual cramps and her journey to finally get a diagnosis!
In a video documenting “A Day In The Life” of the star’s antics with boyfriend Tommy Fury, Molly spoke candidly to her fans about her endometriosis issues and the struggle to have her health issues treated by a doctor. general practitioner.
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On Thursday, the reality TV star took to the platform and said, âI actually have to have surgery for something I want to tell you about. It’s a good thing and it’s kind of a bad thing. thing.”
Molly-Mae revealed that it was actually some of her viewers who urged her to get checked out for the chronic illness after she mentioned her severe menstrual cramps in several YouTube uploads.
The EX-Island of love the contestant said: “My period pains are such that I literally can’t stand up. I’m in excruciating pain, I have to take time off from work, it’s just ridiculous.”
The social media mogul, 22, confessed that she had made countless visits to her GP to no avail: âEvery doctor told me no, no, no – you certainly don’t have endometriosis. “
Molly then turned to a private specialist who immediately deduced that the star definitely had the disease, saying it was “as clear as day.”
The reality TV star has revealed that while there is no cure for the disease, she will undergo keyhole surgery to help minimize chronic pain.
The surgery will hopefully relieve the severe stomach and back pain she has revealed to be suffering from, however, there is a 40% chance that the condition will recur.
The popular influencer explained how endometriosis can affect fertility, which is why she is eager to fix it.
Molly-Mae joins a collection of celebrities talking about the all-too-common ordeal online.
The likes of Halsey, Lena Dunham and Mandy Moore among many others are breaking the stigma surrounding period pain and endometriosis one post at a time!
Halsey is known for using the hashtag “#EndoWarrior” in her posts about the disease!
What is endometriosis?
The long-term disease causes extremely painful periods for those who have their period – the NHS website classifies endometriosis as “a disease in which tissue similar to the lining of the uterus begins to grow in others places, such as the ovaries and fallopian tubes.
Receiving a direct diagnosis for the common problem can often be difficult due to the societal stigma surrounding menstruation …
It has been reported that up to 1 in 10 women could suffer from the disease.
We are happy that Molly-Mae is on the road to recovery and shedding light on the problem in the process!
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