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I have endometriosis. Here's how this condition changed the way I think about menstrual health

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Nikita shares how endometriosis changed her life.
Nikita shares how endometriosis changed her life.
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I first remember suffering from intense period pain when I was in my early 20s. I was on a family trip to Zanzibar. Our final day on the island had arrived, and my mother, brother and father decided to spend it soaking up the sun alongside a swimming pool at one of the local resorts.

But I was trapped in bed with unimaginable cramps. I remember my family seeming a little disappointed that I would not join in the fun, trying their best to convince me that it would be worth it - but to no avail. 

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