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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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Battling Cystic Acne? You’re Not Alone. Here’s What You Need to Know if you’re an Endo Warrior

Battling Cystic Acne? You’re Not Alone. Here’s What You Need to Know if you’re an Endo Warrior

What exactly is cystic acne, what’s its connection to endometriosis, and how do you make these stubborn zits vanish? Here are some answers…

How Gendered Language Harms Non-binary Endometriosis Patients

How Gendered Language Harms Non-binary Endometriosis Patients

Sam explains that from being misgendered in doctors appointments to tapping into a support network online, gendered language has meant they’ve…

All Your Endometriosis Questions Answered by the Experts

All Your Endometriosis Questions Answered by the Experts

New show “Ask the Doctors” launches on EndoTV hosted by Diana Falzone

An Online Social Community for Endo Patients: MyEndometriosisTeam

An Online Social Community for Endo Patients: MyEndometriosisTeam

EndoFound and MyHealthTeams partner to bring community, conversation and content to the 1 in 10 women living with endometriosis

Highlights from the June End Endo 5K

Highlights from the June End Endo 5K

From California to Maine, we had over 350 Team EndoFound members coming together to end endo across the map. Our participants ranged from patients…

Why Is Endometriosis So Poorly Understood? The Gender Health Gap May Explain

Why Is Endometriosis So Poorly Understood? The Gender Health Gap May Explain

In the United States, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) didn’t require medical research to include women until 1993. The Guardian outlined…

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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?

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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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