• Top model wants to educate girls about endometriosis after it ruined her career

    One year ago - By Metro

    This is Carla Cressy, a lingerie model whose career was ruined by crippling endometriosis.
    She's now launched a petition on the Government's Parliament website calling for better education to be given in schools about the condition.
    Carla's had it since she was 14 but it took doctors a decade to properly diagnose it after it was presumed that she was suffering from IBS.
    That late diagnosis has had devasting consequences; she often faints and feels sick due to severe blood loss. She's even had to have an emergency caesarean section in order to quickly drain poison from her body.
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