Lupron and Endometriosis – What you need to know

There is no known cure for Endometriosis. In Kenya, we do not have access to excision surgery, so doctors perform ablation surgery and then prescribe drugs to suppress the symptoms of Endometriosis. One of these drugs is Lupron, also Known as Leuprolide Acetate. Lupron is a Gonadotropin-releasing hormone that is used to treat hormone basedContinue reading “Lupron and Endometriosis – What you need to know”

#31 Days Of Endo ~ Trish Barasa (Part 2)

You can read the first part of Trish’s story here. Cyclically, there have been instances of extreme hypoglycemia which I mostly just conclude is endometriosis related as it correlates with my cycle to the T. There have been instances when the hypoglycemia has left me perilously faint in public. Nowadays I carry a glucose tabContinue reading “#31 Days Of Endo ~ Trish Barasa (Part 2)”

How I Became A Rookie Pharmacist

Up until a couple of years ago, I was a self-proclaimed, self-medicating, rookie pharmacist. Let me explain how it came about. A few months into my period, I started experiencing painful cramps. Every time I brought up the issue, I was told that the pain was normal. Though deep within me, I knew that painContinue reading “How I Became A Rookie Pharmacist”