Though actress, Tia Mowry is now a proud mom-of-two, Cree and Cairo, her road to parenthood wasn’t an easy one — and she’s not afraid to share that with the world in hopes of inspiring others to do the same and feel less alone.
In a recent interview with TODAY Parents, the 43-year-old mom opened up about experiencing years of “debilitating symptoms” before finally being diagnosed with endometriosis, at which point she was also struggling to conceive.
Tia is no stranger to receiving a misdiagnosis. She recently shared her fight to find the proper diagnosis for her eczema. Unfortunately, that’s not the only medical instance in which she’s had to advocate for herself.
Mowry’s 20s were plagued by extreme period pain, migraines, and eczema, yet doctors wouldn’t take her “seriously,” leaving her to feel “lost and alone,” according to the publication. According to Tia: