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Chronic pelvic pain health centre  
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/centres/pelvic_health/chronic_pain/
Provides general information on chronic pelvic pain including a medical description, the diagnosing procedure, suggestions for coping, treatment options, current research, the Centre’s own program, FAQs, a resource list, and a glossary of terms. (See Details)
Chronic pain: the extra burden on Canadian women  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S17
Reviews and compares the prevalence and intensity of chronic pain between men and women and among subgroups of women. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
Winning the battle: living with epstein-barr virus  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article shares one woman's experience of 'coming out' as one who lives with a chronic illness. Discusses holistic health practices. 

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Published: 1989
Dissonant disabilities: women with chronic illnesses explore their lives  
http://www.cspi.org/books/dissonant_disabilities

Delves into the key issues in the lives of women with chronic illnesses from the point of view of the women themselves. Explores how society reacts to women with chronic illness and how women living with chronic illness cope with the uncertainty of their bodies in a society that desires certainty. 

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Published: 2008
Everybody knows someone who...  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1981_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article explains what dysmenorrhea is. Discusses spectrum of causes. Outlines alternative treatments as well as allopathic treatments.


 

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Published: 1981
PID: the silent epidemic  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1986_Healthsharing_Vol_7_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article seeks to unmask the extent and prevalence of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Lists indicators, symptoms and various causes and methods of prevention of PID. 

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Published: 1986