West Lothian Courier - - District News -

A West Loth­ian MSP is back­ing Endo War­riors West Loth­ian. The group was founded to sup­port women who suf­fer from en­dometrio­sis, a chronic and in­cur­able con­di­tion which af­fects one in 10 women. Candice McKen­zie and Claire Beat­tie founded Endo War­riors West Loth­ian, hav­ing both suf­fered from this dis­ease for over 20 years. Start­ing in Oc­to­ber 2017, a monthly sup­port group takes place in Liv­ingston at St John’s Hos­pi­tal, and has al­ready grown from just a few women to nearly 70.

An­gela Con­stance, MSP for Al­mond Val­ley said:“The founders of Endo War­riors West Loth­ian, Candice McKen­zie and Claire Beat­tie, are pas­sion­ate about rais­ing pub­lic awareness about this de­bil­i­tat­ing dis­ease and I was de­lighted to be able to meet with them. It is stag­ger­ing to think that one in 10 women are af­fected by en­dometrio­sis, which has no cure, and I look for­ward to work­ing with Endo War­riors to both raise awareness and im­prove sup­port.”

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