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5 Things To Know Before Hysterectomy to Treat Endometriosis

When your endometriosis symptoms are severe, you may look to hysterectomy when nothing else has worked. Here’s what you should consider before making your final decision.

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How Stigma Is Preventing Women From Seeking Endometriosis Help

A taboo still exists for women who experience endometriosis, which causes chronic pelvic issues, painful periods and sex, infertility, and intestinal problems.

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Endometriosis and Birth Control: My Experience

When Julie found out she had endometriosis, she tried different hormonal birth control options to lessen symptoms and pain. Here’s what worked for her.

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What I Wish I’d Known Before Having Surgery for Endometriosis

“In 2013, I had the first of three laparoscopic surgeries for endometriosis. Had I known then what I know now, I could have avoided at least one of those surgeries.”

Breakthrough Treatment for Endometriosis: Melatonin

If you see a woman doubled over in pain, she may have endometriosis. This silent inflictor of pain affects millions of women worldwide and accounts for many lives spiraling into an abyss. The basic pathology behind all this pain involves tiny islands ...