Our mission is to increase endometriosis awareness, fund landmark research, provide advocacy and support for patients, and educate the public and medical community.
Founders: Padma Lakshmi, Tamer Seckin, MD
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Alice Broster

Alice Broster

Alice Broster is a health and relationships journalist. She is currently a contributor for Forbes writing about menstrual, mental, and maternal health. She also writes about period poverty, intimate health and sex education Bustle UK, the Independent, Metro and HuffPost. 

How’s Endometriosis Research Going? International Research Highlights

How’s Endometriosis Research Going? International Research Highlights

Over the last decade, campaigners, healthcare foundations, and charity groups have worked tirelessly to give endometriosis patients a platform to talk about what it’s like to live with the condition. In 2021 it still takes an average…

How To Approach Your Pap Smear When You Have Endometriosis

How To Approach Your Pap Smear When You Have Endometriosis

Along with blowing out your candles and treating yourself to that outfit you’ve had your eye on for months on end, your 25th birthday in the UK comes with an invitation from your doctor for your first pap smear. In the UK and US, patients…

How Gendered Language Harms Non-binary Endometriosis Patients

How Gendered Language Harms Non-binary Endometriosis Patients

In many ways, Sam’s experience of diagnosis was similar to so many other endometriosis patients. In the years that they visited doctors to establish the cause of the chronic, debilitating pain they lived with on a daily basis, they sought…

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

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

  Studies have shown that around the globe, women have a longer life expectancy than men. However, studies also suggest that women spend less of their lives in good health. As Amanda Ruggeri writes in BBC Future, “women are less…

Why These Endometriosis Patients Won’t Stop Spreading Awareness

Why These Endometriosis Patients Won’t Stop Spreading Awareness

It’s estimated that 200 million women worldwide suffer from endometriosis. March marks Endometriosis Awareness Month and a time to bust the myths, misconceptions, and stigma attached to the condition. The Endometriosis Foundation of America…

The Importance of Mental Health Support While Managing Endometriosis

The Importance of Mental Health Support While Managing Endometriosis

Over the last decade, charities and organizations have worked tirelessly to raise the profile of endometriosis. However, due to myths and misconceptions, it still takes an average of seven and a half years for people to be diagnosed with the…