Endometriosis is said to be exacerbated by pollution, an alert report said

If the causes of endometriosis have not been determined at this time, a recent study has just revealed that exposure to pollution could increase the risk of developing this disease. Decryption.

In France, almost 10% of women of childbearing age are affected by endometriosis, according to the Ministère de la Santé. This would be the first cause of infertility in the Hexagon. Although much research on the subject is underway, the trigger for this condition remains unknown at present. Genetics or immune system failure: several hypotheses are already in front before, but none was to be confirmed immediately. So scientists continue to study the causes and aggravating factors. In fact, a recent study looked at the impact of pollution on endometriosis. A determining factor that would increase the risk of developing the pathology or even aggravate it.

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A close link between endometriosis and certain pollutants, especially PCBs

On June 22, “Ecology Daily”, “Reporterre” published a two-part survey and looked at the consequences of pollution on endometriosis. A subject too little addressed as explained by the media: “in the thirty-four pages of the national strategy to combat endometriosis, launched last February by the Minister of Health, then Olivier Véran, only one mention is made of ‘environmental factors’ in the appearance at …

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