Endometriosis is a fairly common disease that diagnosticum in ten women of childbearing age, пишетMedical News Today. It turned out that there is a group of pesticides, which increases the risk of developing this disease. These data were obtained by the scientific staff of the Cancer research center Fred Hutchinson. Scientists say that endometriosis occurs when the endometrium of the uterus grows in the wrong direction. This process provokes inflammation, and the endometriosis is one of the causes of infertility.
To prove their theory, the researchers conducted a study of 250 women diagnosed with endometriosis. The control group was investigated over 500 healthy women. It turned out that a group of women, who often faced with pesticides had an increased risk of developing endometriosis. This figure was increased by an average of 30-70%.
Scientists say that some pesticides are similar to estrogen structure, which has a negative impact on the reproductive system.