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Endometriosis - Disability Claim

Endometriosis is a common chronic condition but is not often talked about. Endometriosis is a debilitating, stressful and painful condition experienced by women of reproductive age.  It happens when the tissue that lines the uterus grows in other parts of the body (usually the abdomen).  This misplaced tissue creates growths or lesions that are painful during a woman’s menstrual cycle.Endometriosis causes inflammation, scarring, and other painful symptoms.  It can also contribute to infertility or difficulty getting pregnant.

At Share Lawyers, our dedicated lawyers have extensive experience in handling cases involving individuals who have been diagnosed with endometriosis. We understand the patient and compassion that is needed to handle such a case, together with the need for sound legal advice. When you are suffering from your symptoms you are not at your best, and need the steady compassionate advice of experienced lawyers to assist you in navigating your way to fair and equitable resolution of your claim.

We would encourage you to contact our Long-Term Disability Lawyers to consult further about your claim, to see if we can be of assistance to you and your family.

There are time limits to all claims and any delay in proceeding may be subject to a deadline so you should not delay in proceeding with your claim or obtaining legal advice to clarify these deadlines. 

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Facts & Figures - Endometriosis

Endometriosis causes inflammation, scarring, and other painful symptoms.  It can also contribute to infertility or difficulty getting pregnant.

Some of these symptoms are often severe and can prevent you from being able to function. Symptoms can include:
  • Severe menstrual cramps
  • Painful intercourse
  • Painful urination/bowel movements
  • Low back and abdominal pain
  • Gastrointestinal issues such as; diarrhea, constipation and nausea. 
Fact: For women with endometriosis, these symptoms can be experienced during menstruation (4 to 6 days every 28 days). Which means 48-72 days out of every year, these women suffer from a variety of difficult symptoms.

There is no definite treatment for those with endometriosis and often finding the right treatment can be very stressful and costly. 

The symptoms caused by endometriosis can lead to anxiety and depression which can compound into a larger issue.
If you need to take time off work, you may be able to use your insurance benefits to help you recover. It may take a trial and error period of trying different therapies as well as lifestyle and diet changes to manage the disorder. But if you are suffering from endometriosis, the first step is to acknowledge your symptoms and seek medical attention.

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