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Zara Altbach

Zara Altbach

Endo Patient

Zara Altbach is an NYC-based online sales executive. She is an endometriosis patient who has experienced at least six lung collapses—five partial, and the sixth, her last, a full collapse—all occurring around her ovulation.

Three Women Share Harrowing Tales <br> of Lung Collapse Due To Endometriosis

Three Women Share Harrowing Tales
of Lung Collapse Due To Endometriosis

Would you recognize the signs if your lung suddenly collapsed? That frightening scenario, known as spontaneous pneumothorax, can be a severe symptom of thoracic endometriosis —literally endometriosis that has snaked north of the pelvis,…