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The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research. Engaged in a robust campaign to inform both the medical community and the public, the EndoFound places particular emphasis on the critical importance of early diagnosis and effective intervention while simultaneously providing education to the next generation of medical professionals and their patients.

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Why Abby Finkenauer Fought to Double Endometriosis Funding to $26 Million

Why Abby Finkenauer Fought to Double Endometriosis Funding to $26 Million

Abby Finkenauer, former Congresswoman for Iowa, made national headlines when she courageously shared her struggle with endometriosis on the…

Why I Don’t Believe in Permanent Remission from Endometriosis

Why I Don’t Believe in Permanent Remission from Endometriosis

What does it mean when the actual endo is gone, but the damage it leaves behind stays with you forever?

Working with Endo: Three Perspectives

Working with Endo: Three Perspectives

Endometriosis is not one size fits all. Our stories are as different as we are, and because of the progressive nature of the disease, the experience…

Endometriosis Pain: Recent Research & Finding Relief

Endometriosis Pain: Recent Research & Finding Relief

The exact connection between endometriosis and pain is still not well understood. Pain levels are also difficult to compare in different people.…

What You Need to Know About Adenomyosis

What You Need to Know About Adenomyosis

Adenomyosis is a common, painful condition where cells from the inner lining of the uterus (the endometrium) infiltrate the muscular layer of…

The Importance of Advocating for Yourself with Endometriosis: An Interview with Olivia Culpo

The Importance of Advocating for Yourself with Endometriosis: An Interview with Olivia Culpo

Olivia Culpo is a model, an actress, and a businesswoman who (pre-pandemic) is usually found jetting off to a new location to tackle her latest…

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How endometriosis disrupts women's lives: "Please just let me make it through today"

When Barden found out she had endometriosis, she said she was grateful to get a diagnosis. "In my gut, I knew," she said. "I said, 'once we figure out the underlying cause, I will get pregnant.'"


What Is Silent Endometriosis?

The lack of obvious symptoms can cloud diagnosis, lead to fertility problems.


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"I AM 1 IN 10" : PADMA LAKSHMI, LENA DUNHAM AND THEIR ENDOMETRIOSIS SISTERS DEMAND EARLY DIAGNOSIS IN INSPIRING VIDEO

One woman revealed she had 12 endometriosis-related surgeries to date

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