"There's a lack of education surrounding endometriosis in general," says Dr. Karli Goldstein.
Faced with woefully low government funding for endometriosis research, endo women are rolling up their sleeves with grassroots fundraising efforts of their own doing.
Researchers discovered that the odds of a woman with endometriosis undergoing a C-section were nearly double when compared to patients without endo.
EndoFound members met with several lawmakers to raise awareness about endometriosis and push for change
The reason I found out I had endometriosis was I went to freeze my eggs, shares Monk.
What I saw was a largely fictionalized representation of how endometriosis is truly operated on in the real world, says Dr. Harry Reich.
"This is huge. We've opened the door to treating endometriosis," says senior author Dr. Serdar Bulun, chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of…
Endometriosis won't stop these determined women from tackling 26.2 miles of NYC's five boroughs
As Black women, we're particularly at risk for endometriosis, says Tia Mowry-Hardrict, yet so many of us don't even know what this condition is.
"We all fight for the same cause," says EndoFound's founder Dr. Tamer Seckin of the conference.