Wollongong woman spent years feeling isolated by endo. Then she found her tribe

Kate McIlwain
Updated February 22 2024 - 3:49pm, first published February 20 2024 - 11:32am
25-year-old Wollongong woman Tiana Vourliotis (left) with other participants at the Kiama endometriosis retreat. Picture supplied.
25-year-old Wollongong woman Tiana Vourliotis (left) with other participants at the Kiama endometriosis retreat. Picture supplied.

When Tiana Vourliotis was 22-years-old, she'd already battled years of pain without being taken seriously when she went to her GP suspecting she might have endometriosis.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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