Padma Lakshmi,, model, actress and host of ‘Top Chef ‘on Bravo, opens up about her years of struggles with endometriosis, to co-host Meredith Vierra on the Today Show, along with chief medical correspondent, Dr. Nancy Snyderman. Padma did several surgeries, before becoming pregnant last year and giving birth to her miracle baby girl, in February of this year, after being told that she would never get pregnant naturally. Padma says, looking at her daughter, shortly after giving birth, "I can't beleive she is actually here.......thank you for my daughter."
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Endometriosis affects one in ten women and is one of the leading causes of infertility. It’s symptoms include:-
- Irregular, heavy and periods
- Pelvic Pain
- Using birth control pills or the fertility drug, Clomiphene Citrate (Clomid) to regulate your periods.
- Laparoscopy to remove tissues which causes the condition.
Be encouraged and until next time, keep clinging to hope.