Nollywood actress and media personality, Zainab Balogun-Nwachukwu has opened up on her battle with stage 4 endometriosis.
The God Calling star, who revealed last year that she underwent surgery, has now disclosed why. In a lengthy post, Zainab Balogun explained that she suffered 20-something years of excruciating pain during her monthly period, like someone was taking a barbed wire to her insides and twisting it continuously for days.
After she was diagnosed, she had to undergo surgery and said in a video that she has been taking injections every three months to simulate menopause in her.
She explained that this treatment has caused her to lose her hair, alongside other side effects. She then encouraged women who experience excruciating pain during their period to see a gynaecologist that cares. Read her story below: