Endometriosis linked to higher stroke risk, NIH-funded study suggests

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Individuals with endometriosis may have a higher risk for stroke, suggests the National Institutes of Health. A recent analysis found that compared to those without the disease, those who had been diagnosed with endometriosis had a 34% higher risk. Study authors concluded that ‘physicians should consider counseling patients with endometriosis about their risk for stroke and other cardiovascular conditions.’ For complete coverage, see: