HEAR FROM WOMEN LIVING WITH ENDOMETRIOSIS

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She decided her health was more important

After years of living with endo pain, she decided it was time to take back control of her health and find the help she needed.

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A fifth opinion

Every doctor she saw wanted to remove her ovaries to help with her endometriosis. But she refused! She did some research and saw a number of doctors until, finally, she found one who was right for her.

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The beginning: Seeking answers

Something wasn’t right…so they pursued their pain. See at which point women who were later diagnosed with endometriosis realized, “This isn’t normal.”

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Her doctor told her it was all in her head

When she told her doctor that she had strange pelvic pains, her doctor just ignored her. How could she get diagnosed when no one would take her seriously?

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This isn’t normal pain

It was Halloween night, and she was out at a party when, all of a sudden, she was hit by pain. What happened next?

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She’s not giving in to her endometriosis

Once she discovered she had endometriosis, she and her doctor tried many treatment options. She hasn’t found success yet, but she’s not done searching.

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She wanted to know for sure

Her doctor gave her 2 options. She could try to manage her mysterious pains, or she could get to the bottom of what was causing them. See why she chose to get answers.

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It wasn't just painful periods

When she couldn’t find the answers, discover how one nurse came to her rescue.

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Finally, her pelvic pain was considered real

Her doctor called her a hypochondriac, but the pain was real. Find out how she finally got her endometriosis diagnosis.

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She never gave up on finding out the truth

She knew her pelvic pain wasn’t normal, but she didn’t know what was causing it. It took determination and countless doctor appointments to get the answers she needed. But she never gave up.

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She wasn't getting the right diagnosis

She knew that her doctors didn’t understand the type of pain she was in each month.

Taking control (Preview Image)

She decided her health was more important

After years of living with endo pain, she decided it was time to take back control of her health and find the help she needed.

Multiple opinions (Preview Image)

A fifth opinion

Every doctor she saw wanted to remove her ovaries to help with her endometriosis. But she refused! She did some research and saw a number of doctors until, finally, she found one who was right for her.

Seeking answers (Preview Image)

The beginning: Seeking answers

Something wasn’t right…so they pursued their pain. See at which point women who were later diagnosed with endometriosis realized, “This isn’t normal.”

Doctor ignored pelvic pain (Preview Image)

Her doctor told her it was all in her head

When she told her doctor that she had strange pelvic pains, her doctor just ignored her. How could she get diagnosed when no one would take her seriously?

Diagnosis (Preview Image)

This isn’t normal pain

It was Halloween night, and she was out at a party when, all of a sudden, she was hit by pain. What happened next?

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Sex with endometriosis can be more pain than pleasure for some women—what can you do?

What can you do? Discover some tips that may help you.

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She’s not giving in to her endometriosis

Once she discovered she had endometriosis, she and her doctor tried many treatment options. She hasn’t found success yet, but she’s not done searching.

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Together we can make a difference

One woman discusses her symptoms, how endometriosis has affected her, and how she remains strong.

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How to manage activities, family life, and chronic pain

Endometriosis pain can impact day-to-day activities like school, work, and family life. Discover how other women are living with endometriosis and trying to manage their pain.

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Having a bad endometriosis day? Try this! 

If you have endometriosis, you know that there can be some painful days. See what women with endometriosis do when they experience endometriosis pain.

Prioritizing the pain

Discover how one woman empowered herself by asking as many questions as she needed until she felt comfortable.

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It's always okay to get a second opinion

Want to find out how one woman spoke up for herself and demanded answers?

What exactly is a “normal” period?

Periods bring a whole slew of symptoms, but if they fall outside of a certain range, you should talk to your gynecologist.

Staying silent solves nothing

Discover how one woman’s life was affected by the silence surrounding endometriosis and how now she's calling on women to speak out about endo.

She's speaking up for herself

Sometimes it’s hard to speak up about endometriosis. One woman learned how important it is to use her voice. Discover what helped her speak up about her endo pain.

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