Do I Need Surgery to Treat Endometriosis?

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When it comes to treating endometriosis, finding answers can be extremely frustrating. Even though it is a very common condition, women experience endometriosis very differently. Endo journeys are unique and personal. With only 100 endometriosis specialists in the United States, …

Is Endometriosis Genetic?

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While the exact causes of endometriosis remain unknown, strong evidence has suggested that it is indeed hereditary. It’s highly possible that the reason you have endometriosis is that it was passed down through your genes.   Because of the ties …

How to Deal with Aging and Incontinence

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Incontinence, if you’re reading this blog, is probably something you are far too familiar with.   Incontinence is when someone involuntarily urinates, also often known as bladder leakage. It can happen when you laugh, sneeze, jump or even wait too …

How Do I Know If I Have Endometriosis?

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Wondering if you may be suffering from endometriosis? You’re not alone.   1 in 10 women in the United States live with endometriosis. And, each of these women experience different symptoms. Some experience extreme pain, while others don’t have any …

How is PCOS diagnosed?

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Unlike many other syndromes, PCOS isn’t usually diagnosed with one quick trip to the doctor’s office.   PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is a genetic hormonal disorder affecting 1 in 10 women of childbearing age (15-44 years old). Unfortunately, information …

The Truth about Endo and Teenage Girls

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Who is impacted by endometriosis?   Contrary to the median diagnosis age of 25-30, 66% of women report experiencing symptoms as teenagers. 1 in 10 women are affected by endometriosis, typically starting around puberty. Believe it or not, endometriosis has …