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Why does endometriosis cause tiredness?

Hi

I know endometriosis causes tiredness but does anyone know why?its not due to heavy bleeding in my case as I have a coil which calms the bleeding down.

Thanks treez

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I think it might be something to do with the inflammation, which our bodies then work to fight which uses energy. X

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Oh right that would make sense.

Thanks treez

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I know when I had my first lap and excision my energy levels improved massively X

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I would also rule out other possibilities my daughter was struggling to stay awake most days and it turned out she had a vitamin be 12 deficiency as well as endo it might be worth getting it checked out Good luck

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Hi

Thanks I don't think it that I've recently had my bloods done thinking something might show up but they were fine.

Treez

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They don't test b12 in a Normal blood test though

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Oh right I will ask the doctor thanks.

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Same here I have b12 deficiency anaemia and folate deficiency although I have been on tablets and injections for a long while don't feel any better x

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How did you find that out?

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I told my doctor how I was feeling and there did a full blood count and test x

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Thanks I'll ask my doctor about it then.

Treez

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because endometriosus is an auto immune disease just like hashimotos or RA or lupus

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Thanks hopefully the specialist centre will be some help when I go next month

Treez

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