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Endometriosis Conference Tackles Disease Stigma and Taboos

Endometriosis Conference Tackles Disease Stigma and Taboos

New York, NY - October 7, 2020 – Journalist Diana Falzone & Actress Lexie Stevenson Launch Endometriosis Foundation of America 3-Day conference on October 16 The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) announced today that…

Journalist Diana Falzone Joins Endometriosis Foundation of America

Journalist Diana Falzone Joins Endometriosis Foundation of America

Falzone sets sights on expanding endometriosis awareness on Capitol Hill and to state governments across the US.

Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer: Why I Fought To Double Endometriosis Funding

Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer: Why I Fought To Double Endometriosis Funding

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.'"

The House just doubled funding for endometriosis research, thanks to its second-youngest member

The House just doubled funding for endometriosis research, thanks to its second-youngest member

by Lena Felton The condition affects 7 million women in the United States and 1 in 10 women worldwide Read More: thelily.com

 PeriodNow: Because Periods Don’t Stop for Pandemics

PeriodNow: Because Periods Don’t Stop for Pandemics

PeriodNow was launched in May by the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) as part of World Menstrual Hygiene Day. The short-term mission is to provide period supplies to women and girls in the city during the pandemic. The long-term…

How endometriosis disrupts women's lives:

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?

What Is Silent Endometriosis?

The lack of obvious symptoms can cloud diagnosis, lead to fertility problems.

Padma Lakshmi Was One Of The First Celebs To Raise Endometriosis Awareness. Now She Asks: What’s Next?

Padma Lakshmi Was One Of The First Celebs To Raise Endometriosis Awareness. Now She Asks: What’s Next?

Padma Lakshmi was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2006, after experiencing symptoms for 23 years — and she’s been advocating for people with the condition ever since. About one in ten people born with a uterus have endometriosis,…

Endometriosis: Why Is It So Hard to Get Good Care?

Endometriosis: Why Is It So Hard to Get Good Care?

In a new report, the Society for Women's Health Research outlines reasons why women must fight to get a timely diagnosis and adequate care. By Beth Levine Although 10 percent of reproductive-age women live with endometriosis, a chronic disease…

In The Press: Endometriosis Resources

In The Press: Endometriosis Resources

By Beth Levine Living with endometriosis can be daunting, painful, and confusing. But there is no reason to give up hope. These resources can show you how to successfully navigate your symptoms and your care so that you can take back your life…

7 Ways to Boost Your Sex Life When You Have Endometriosis

7 Ways to Boost Your Sex Life When You Have Endometriosis

Painful sex and extreme period cramps can take a toll on your libido. Here’s how to get your mojo back. There’s no doubt that endometriosis can affect a woman’s quality of life — and that includes her libido. That’s…

How Does Endometriosis Impact Fertility?

How Does Endometriosis Impact Fertility?

If you have endometriosis, you might have a host of concerns ranging from how to quell the notoriously agonizing pain to how this condition may impact your fertility. Though estimates vary, some figures suggest that between 30 and 50 percent…

Endometriosis Foundation of America Appoints Piraye Yurttas Beim to its Executive Board of Directors

Endometriosis Foundation of America Appoints Piraye Yurttas Beim to its Executive Board of Directors

The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) today announced the addition of Piraye Yurttas Beim, PhD, to its Executive Board of Directors.