Endometriosis Foundation of America: ‚ÄčAn Online Patient Community
Reserve Your Spot: 2021 Patient Conference

Every year, we host a conference designed to equip patients with all the tools and information they need to live their best lives with endometriosis. This year, we’re delighted to partner with The International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy (ISGE) on March 19-21 to bring you the 2021 Global Patient Conference: The Path Toward a Cure. The virtual conference will be offered in several different time zones and will include panels by experts in fields ranging from extrapelvic endometriosis and fertility to mental health and nutrition. Patient Day was created for and inspired by endometriosis patients and we invite you to share this day with your loved ones and support network. Registration is free and required to attend.

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How has working from home affected endometriosis patients? 
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After speaking with numerous patients, Alli Hartley-Kong found that for many endometriosis patients (herself included), working from home has not only improved patients’ symptoms, but helped them be more productive at work. The pandemic has also changed the way both people with endo and the general public thinks about work and health; “Societally,” Alli writes, “great portions of the world decided—even if only for a few weeks at the beginning of the pandemic—that health was worth changes in the way business operated.”

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Feel Good, Do Good: The Mind, Body, & Soul Wellness Challenge

We’ve teamed up with Kilter for a wellness-based fundraising event for endometriosis awareness month this March. In this event, you’ll track your wellness activities everyday over the course of two weeks, compete for awesome prizes, and fundraise to improve the lives of individuals with endometriosis. We’re calling on you to come together during this difficult pandemic, where practicing self care is as important as ever.

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Grief & Fear: Meaghan Recollet’s Endo Story

This week on Endo Stories, endometriosis patient Meaghan Recollet writes about the stages of grief and fear that she’s experienced throughout her endometriosis journey. “While this disease has threatened to overtake me, it has not. Grief and fear are no longer enemies; they are occasional companions.”

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EndoTV: Endo Basics

This week on EndoTV, Dr. Smitha Vilasagar (Olivia Culpo’s surgeon) sits down with Diana Falzone to discuss how to speak to your doctor, endometriosis symptoms and diagnosis, and the continued need for education and awareness to help increase early diagnosis.

The Madison 2021 Philanthropy Announcement: EndoFound

Since its inception in 2003, The Madison has raised more than $175,000 for local charities. Each calendar year, The Madison focuses their volunteer efforts on one chosen philanthropy to which all of their event proceeds are donated. This year, we are thrilled they have chosen EndoFound as their charity of choice!

Do you have a birthday coming up? Celebrate with EndoFound! Click here to set up your Facebook birthday fundraiser. With your help, we can continue working towards increasing endometriosis awareness, education, advocacy, and research. Thank you to everyone across the country who has fundraised in support of endometriosis.

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