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Let's Talk Period hosted by Diana Falzone

Let's Talk Period hosted by Diana Falzone

We’re excited to announce the launch of Endo TV for January 2021. Endo TV is a health channel. Diana Falzone, a veteran journalist, and EndoFound ambassador and Executive producer for Endo TV, is leading the digital channel, which will…

Period Now

Period Now

Donate Today! Help to end Period Poverty and spread Endometriosis Awareness! PeriodNow Ambassador Diana Falzone. Period poverty is rarely talked about. Yet, it impacts the lives of many. The average cost of menstrual hygiene products cost thousands…

PeriodNow: Distributing Period Products in NYC

PeriodNow: Distributing Period Products in NYC

At the end of March, two weeks into the pandemic, New York City food banks reported a 50 percent increase in the number of people seeking assistance. That caused Jeanne Rebillard and Margaret Cianci to wonder… “If people can’t…

Join PeriodNow! The Campaign to End Period Poverty

Join PeriodNow! The Campaign to End Period Poverty

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, it was estimated that one in five women in the U.S. had to decide whether to spend their money on food or period supplies. Some women resort to using socks, toilet paper, diapers, and cloth rags. These statistics…

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Effective Endometriosis Pain Relief?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Effective Endometriosis Pain Relief?

For decades, endometriosis pain confronted Karma Reznor at every turn. Two excision surgeries didn't fend off the killer cramps that haunted her since age nine. Complementary medicine and medical treatments didn' t work, either. “I had…

The #LetsTalkPeriod Bill Didn't Pass, But The Push Continues for 2019!

The #LetsTalkPeriod Bill Didn't Pass, But The Push Continues for 2019!

The push for #LetsTalkPeriod will continue into 2019. Although over 7,600 petitioners rallied their support behind The Endometriosis Foundation of America's #LetsTalkPeriod campaign via a Change.org petition, Bill A. 10763 didn't pass…

The Worldwide Fight to End Menstrual Shaming

The Worldwide Fight to End Menstrual Shaming

Menstrual hygiene and breaking the silence surrounding menstruation, matters. To prove that point, in honor of Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, women around the world turned up the volume by tweeting messages of solidarity and attending events…

Genius! This Warm Wall Was Invented to Soothe Killer Cramps

Genius! This Warm Wall Was Invented to Soothe Killer Cramps

When it comes to period pain, especially endometriosis and adenomyosis pain, many women will try anything to alleviate the agony akin to Freddy Krueger stabbing your abdomen. But what if the remedy was truly off the wall? File this under: Why…

Underneath It All, These Two Sisters Want <br> Period Power for Everyone

Underneath It All, These Two Sisters Want
Period Power for Everyone

Above: Monthly Gift founders LisaMarie Lawrence and her sister, Kimmy Scotti ponder their next move We all remember our recurring middle school nightmares: bleeding through white shorts, or, even worse: starring in a live recreation of the…

Former Miss Tanzania Millen Magese: <br />Endo Sent Me To The Hospital 'Every Month'

Former Miss Tanzania Millen Magese:
Endo Sent Me To The Hospital 'Every Month'

It was Tanzanian supermodel Millen Happiness Magese’s lifelong dream to have a child. After years of battling severe endometriosis pain and undergoing 13 surgeries, that dream seemed like an unreachable star. But Magese’s persistence…

How to Talk to Your Teen About Endo

How to Talk to Your Teen About Endo

Navigating puberty and first periods are difficult for teen and preteen girls alike. They might not understand that what they're feeling isn't necessarily normal, which is why it's more important than ever to educate all of our girls about…

'Period Poverty' Is a Thing, And These Women Are Crusading to End It

'Period Poverty' Is a Thing, And These Women Are Crusading to End It

It’s one thing to see injustice and wants to make a difference. It’s another to lead the charge. Elizabeth Folarin, 33, and Karleen Jones, 37, were just thumbing through a newspaper when inspiration struck for their London-based…

Peace Out, Bulky Pads! How to Step Up Your Period Game

Peace Out, Bulky Pads! How to Step Up Your Period Game

Tired of bulky pads cramping your style? We can relate! Here are some monthly menstrual solutions that prove thinking outside the typical feminine-protection-box can be better for your health and overall vibe. Flex This hypoallergenic, BPA…

British Actress Sacha Parkinson Reveals She Has Endometriosis:

British Actress Sacha Parkinson Reveals She Has Endometriosis: "I Had Period Pains Every Single Day"

On Feb. 23 actress Sacha Parkinson took to Instagram to reveal to her 67,000 fans that she has endometriosis and recently underwent an excision surgery. Parkinson, 25, was a star on the hit British soap opera, Coronation Street, the world’s…

Lena Dunham Has Had Her Period for 13 Straight Days

Lena Dunham Has Had Her Period for 13 Straight Days

By Brittney McNamara Everyone's period is different and that can be confusing when you're trying to figure out if your flow is normal. Some people have periods lasting four days, others bleed for eight days. The flow can be heavy,…

Teen Health: Is Period Pain Something More Serious?

Teen Health: Is Period Pain Something More Serious?

DIAGNOSING, TREATING ENDOMETRIOSIS EARLIER CAN HELP PREVENT LONG TERM DAMAGE When you have limited experience with your period, being able to determine what is normal and when something is wrong can be difficult. When something feels wrong,…