June 2, 2023

Naga Munchetty has been inundated with help after revealing her battle with the debilitating womb situation adenomyosis.

Chatting with BBC Radio 5 Dwell listeners on Monday, Naga opened up concerning the crippling ache that left her screaming “continuous for 45 minutes” over the weekend. The BBC Breakfast presenter, 48, additionally mentioned she’d made the choice to not undergo with a hysterectomy – a surgical process to take away the womb – simply but.

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Opening up about her situation for the primary time, Naga instructed listeners: “The ache was so horrible I could not transfer, flip over, sit up. I screamed continuous for 45 minutes.

“Proper now as I sit right here speaking to you: I’m in ache. Fixed, nagging ache. In my uterus. Round my pelvis. Typically it runs down my thighs.

“And I will have some degree of ache for all the present and for the remainder of the day till I fall asleep.”

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Naga was solely analysis with adenomyosis eight months in the past

Naga revealed she had solely been recognized with adenomyosis eight months in the past after many years of fighting ache.

The broadcaster admitted the ache was so dangerous over the weekend that her husband, TV director James Haggar, was compelled to name an ambulance.

Listeners took to social media to reward Naga for talking so overtly about her well being situation.

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Naga says the ache had her “screaming for 45 minutes” final weekend

A fellow sufferer tweeted: “So happy @TVNaga01 has spoken about affected by adenomyosis this morning. It is an excruciating situation that may damage lives however is simply too usually dismissed as simply dangerous interval ache – it took me over 20 years to get a analysis…”

One other shared: “Nicely achieved Naga for sharing her situation and elevating consciousness of what sounds a reasonably disagreeable one. It clearly impacts her life, day and night time. It’s all the time good for individuals to ave their consideration introduced to those issues. Naga, I applaud you.”

A 3rd posted: “That is the primary time I’ve seen adenomyosis within the media,” whereas yet one more commented: ” endure from this and from endometriosis. Thanks, Naga, for highlighting this situation which might be actually painful and debilitating at occasions…..and is one thing most girls have by no means even heard of.”

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Naga says her husband James Haggar needed to name an ambulance

What’s adenomyosis?

Adenomyosis causes the liner of the womb (the endometrium) to bury into the muscular wall of the womb.

The situation, a sister situation of the extra generally identified endometriosis, can have an effect on the entire womb or only one a part of it and might trigger extreme ache that may affect your high quality of life.

In accordance with the NHS, girls with adenomyosis have a predisposition as a consequence of their genes, immune system and hormones.

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The broadcaster is elevating consciousness for the situation after many years of ache

It is thought that one in each ten girls within the UK suffers from adenomyosis, however the situation can go undiagnosed for years.

Adenomyosis signs embody:

  • Heavy durations that final for days
  • Extreme interval ache
  • A sense of stress in your abdomen
  • Bloating
  • Ache throughout sexual activity
  • Ache associated to bowel actions

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Adenomyosis therapy choices embody:

  • Anti-inflammatory treatment to assist alleviate ache
  • Remedy to assist scale back the quantity of menstrual blood misplaced throughout your interval
  • Hormone remedy just like the contraceptive tablet to assist management heavy or painful durations
  • A hysterectomy (removing of the womb). This might solely be thought-about as a final resort in excessive instances the place different therapies don’t work and the affected person doesn’t want to have kids

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