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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Endometriosis

Have you been diagnosed with this chronic pain condition? Here are some key questions and answers to help get the conversation started with your doctor.

By Eileen Bailey

Julianne Hough Speaks Up About Living With Endometriosis

Julianne Hough of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ speaks out about overcoming the pain of endometriosis, a condition that affects 1 in 10 women.

By Lara DeSanto

What Women Should Know About Endometriosis

Approximately 30 to 40 percent of women with endometriosis are infertile, according to the Cleveland Clinic. However, many women with endometriosis can, and do, successfully get pregnant and have children. Other health conditions, such as polycystic ...

By Eileen Bailey

5 Causes for Painful Sex

Most of us think of sex as an experience that should be physically and emotionally pleasurable. But what happens when sex hurts? According to some reports as many as many as 16% of women experience painful intercourse in their lifetime. In some cases ...

By Merely Me

Endometriosis and Infertility

After being told I might have endometriosis the doctor placed me on continuous birth control pills. The thought was that using the birth control that way would prevent the endometriosis from taking over. Since a laparoscopy is the only definitive way ...

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley