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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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Six Effective Ways to Be Your Own Endo Advocate

Six Effective Ways to Be Your Own Endo Advocate

When I was diagnosed with endometriosis more than a decade ago, I learned firsthand about the power of advocating for yourself. My mom has the…

Endometriosis Awareness Month 2021: Events Around the World

Endometriosis Awareness Month 2021: Events Around the World

Endometriosis Awareness Month looks a bit different in 2021, but the virtual world doesn't change our ability to meet others and attend events.…

The Researchers at the Forefront of Non-Invasive Endometriosis Treatment

The Researchers at the Forefront of Non-Invasive Endometriosis Treatment

Because of its specificity, EndoCyclic’s peptides may have real potential to not only treat existing lesions and reverse the disease, but…

How has working from home affected endometriosis patients?

How has working from home affected endometriosis patients?

In a previous life, I was a 1920s farmwife.  I don’t mean reincarnation—I mean as the education director of a living historical…

How To Speak Up for Yourself at the Doctor’s Office

How To Speak Up for Yourself at the Doctor’s Office

One of the hardest things I have dealt with in my endometriosis journey is the struggle to speak up for myself during doctor’s appointments.…

 PeriodNow Program Continues To Deliver Menstrual Hygiene Supplies in 2021

PeriodNow Program Continues To Deliver Menstrual Hygiene Supplies in 2021

Social distancing and lockdowns have left some girls and women without period supplies. Senator Sue Serino partners with EndoFound to distribute…

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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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