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Janet Mbugua reveals struggle with endometriosis in #3DaysOfYellow campaign - 1 months ago, 25 Mar 17:31

Harriet Ogayo

Former news anchor Janet Mbugua has today opened up about her struggle with little-known reproductive condition endometriosis which is a condition that causes debilitating pain during menstruation in women of reproductive age.

In a heartfelt Instagram post, the mother of two revealed how painful periods had affected her life causing her to be put on birth control to manage the pain.

#3DaysOfYellow Day 1 – This was me in 2015. Ten years earlier, in 2005, I had just undergone a laparoscopy for deep ovarian endometriosis, also known as endometriomas or ovarian cysts. It causes the formation of cavities within the ovary that fill with blood. It had been years, literally since high school, of painful, prolonged periods that sometimes rendered me unable to go to class or to the office, especially during the first ...
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