Endometriosis Made My Pregnancy High Risk

I didn't realize that getting and staying pregnant would prove the most frightening experience of my life

Real Women, Real Stories

Hysterectomy Basics

What you need to know about the procedure: reasons, risks and alternatives.

Your Health

I Was Trying to Conceive, but Endometriosis Had Different Plans

Endometriosis had made my own life difficult since age 15, but now it was threatening my future family.

Real Women, Real Stories

Debunking Common Endometriosis Myths

Determining what the real story is when first learning about endometriosis and what you can do about it is often harder than it should be. We set the record set.

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How Surgery Threw Me Into Abrupt and Complete Menopause

Maribeth's hysterectomy immediately kicked her into menopause. Read about her experience with mood swings, drop in sex drive, and—most of all—hot flashes.

Real Women, Real Stories

What You Don't Know About Endometriosis Could Hurt You

As common as endometriosis (or "endo") is—affecting an estimated one in 10 women of reproductive age—its diagnosis is often delayed, sometimes by as much as six to 10 years.

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What Do We Know About Endometriosis, Its Symptoms and Risk Factors?

There's no denying that endometriosis (sometimes referred to as "endo") can be painful. It can also be confusing, concerning and more common than many people think.

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What Are Your Options for Managing Endometriosis?

Our CEO, Beth Battaglino, offers an overview of treatment options and the questions to consider asking your healthcare provider (HCP) before deciding what's right for you.

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What Do Researchers Know About Endometriosis Now?

To help deepen our endo understanding, we asked gynecologist Mary Jane Minkin, MD to give us the latest update on research targeting this often-painful disorder.

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What I Want You to Know About Living with Endometriosis

I looked perfectly healthy on the outside and I was always ready with a fake smile. Inside, all I felt was despair swallowing me whole.

Real Women, Real Stories

How Endometriosis Changed My Marriage

I got diagnosed with Endometriosis at 22 right when our lives together were beginning, right at the starting line.

Real Women, Real Stories

My 19-Year Journey to an Endometriosis Diagnosis

One woman’s long, painful journey to receiving an endometriosis diagnosis.

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Endometriosis and Cancer Risk

I have endometriosis. Does this increase my risk of breast, ovarian or uterine cancer?

Cervical Cancer

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue similar to your uterine lining grows outside your uterus and gets stuck to other organs or structures, often resulting in pain or infertility. READ MORE

Conditions & Treatments