How Often Do Women’s Medical Conditions Go Undiagnosed Due To Weight Stigma In Health Care

How Often Do Women’s Medical Conditions Go Undiagnosed Due To Weight Stigma In Health Care

Marisa Kabas is a writer who recently started off an important conversation the struggles women have with their body image and the role of the healthcare system in it.
Namely, in her Twitter thread, she claimed that her doctors let a fibroid grow in her uterus for years and dismissed her physical symptoms as indicators that she only needed to lose weight.

Kabas’ Twitter thread gained a lot of popularity and sparked a conversation about how often do women’s medical conditions go undiagnosed due to weight stigma in health care:

Source: Upworthy

 
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