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A Letter from Dr. Seckin: On Hysterectomies, Endometriosis, and Adenomyosis

A Letter from Dr. Seckin: On Hysterectomies, Endometriosis, and Adenomyosis

Last week, comedian Amy Schumer thanked her surgeons Dr. Tamer Seckin, EndoFound’s founder, and Dr. Hayama Brill for her endometriosis surgery, involving hysterectomy and appendectomy.

Trauma-informed Care Should Be the Medical Standard

Trauma-informed Care Should Be the Medical Standard

Like many people who experience sexual assault, I didn't say anything about what happened to me for many years but I did try my best to process the trauma on my own and reclaim my body. As it turns out,…

Meet The 2021 TCS New York City Marathon Team

Meet The 2021 TCS New York City Marathon Team

The Endometriosis Foundation of America is proud to be entering it’s 6th year as an official charity partner with the TCS New York city marathon.

Battling Cystic Acne? You’re Not Alone. Here’s What You Need to Know if you’re an Endo Warrior

Battling Cystic Acne? You’re Not Alone. Here’s What You Need to Know if you’re an Endo Warrior

What exactly is cystic acne, what’s its connection to endometriosis, and how do you make these stubborn zits vanish? Here are some answers to the most common questions about the link between the two…

How Gendered Language Harms Non-binary Endometriosis Patients

How Gendered Language Harms Non-binary Endometriosis Patients

Sam explains that from being misgendered in doctors appointments to tapping into a support network online, gendered language has meant they’ve felt excluded and alienated in their mission to get an…

All Your Endometriosis Questions Answered by the Experts

All Your Endometriosis Questions Answered by the Experts

New show “Ask the Doctors” launches on EndoTV hosted by Diana Falzone

An Online Social Community for Endo Patients: MyEndometriosisTeam

An Online Social Community for Endo Patients: MyEndometriosisTeam

EndoFound and MyHealthTeams partner to bring community, conversation and content to the 1 in 10 women living with endometriosis

Highlights from the June End Endo 5K

Highlights from the June End Endo 5K

From California to Maine, we had over 350 Team EndoFound members coming together to end endo across the map. Our participants ranged from patients to friends, family members, and partners.

Why Is Endometriosis So Poorly Understood? The Gender Health Gap May Explain

Why Is Endometriosis So Poorly Understood? The Gender Health Gap May Explain

In the United States, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) didn’t require medical research to include women until 1993. The Guardian outlined that people excused this omission by arguing that women’s…

EndoGirl: The New Documentary Portraying the Endometriosis Experience through Dance

EndoGirl: The New Documentary Portraying the Endometriosis Experience through Dance

When I first watched Endo Girl, a short documentary dance film, I felt like I was watching my own story reflected on the screen. Directed and produced by Australian filmmaker Sophia Bender, Endo Girl…

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