Normal or Not Normal?
What is defined as “normal” is usually tied up with your ability to contribute to the economy.
Can you go to work? Can you perform your duties? If yes, your symptoms will likely be considered “normal”. Often the only way to get your symptoms taken seriously is if they put the economy at risk. The same goes for securing funding for medical research.
Our economic system disadvantages people with endometriosis. 38% of patients are concerned about losing their job, while 35% have a reduced income due to their illness.
Endo and the economy