You can find a diverse gathering of information about endometriosis on our website. We have some information you may not have thought to look for or were unsure of where it might located. Here’s a glimpse at a few of the resources you can find:
In our Resources section, you will find material that includes a wide variety of topics and links to help you on your endometriosis journey.
- If you prefer to listen instead of read, we have several links to podcasts, videos, and webinars.
- If you are looking for info on advocacy and other helpful sources, then see here.
- Need information about navigating insurance? We have info on what to know to help be your own best advocate- as well as info for those on Tricare
- We have topics specific for teens, infertility, pregnancy, and LGBTQIA+
- Tips for topics such as keeping track of your personal medical history, things to pack for surgery/hospital, what to expect before and after surgery, and more.
- Resources for those in the UK and Australia
- and more!
In our Frequently Asked Questions section, you can find answers to questions such as:
- Is that really true? Info on Myths and Misinformation
- Is endometriosis an autoimmune disease?
- Does endometriosis increase my risk of cancer?
- Is There Microscopic or Occult Endometriosis
- Can endometriosis persist after hysterectomy/ovary removal/menopause?
- Is there a genetic component to endometriosis?
- Is there a link between heart disease and endometriosis?
- What effects can long term low estrogen cause?
Endometriosis has several related conditions that can cause similar symptoms. While treating endometriosis is important, it is equally important to treat these other conditions that might be present in order to find relief.
- Endometrial/Uterine Polyps
- Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome
- Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
- Fibroids (Leiomyomas)
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
- Pudendal Neuralgia and Vulvodynia
- Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
- Occult Hernia
- Migraines and Endometriosis
Information about endometriosis itself and its treatment can be found throughout the website.
- What makes endometriosis different from the lining of the uterus? Differences in how endometriosis looks and behaves (how it behaves in response to estrogen and progesterone, can make its own nerves and blood vessels, as well as other differences)
- Where can endometriosis be found in the body? (including some weird places)
- How does endometriosis start?
- What are the symptoms of endometriosis?
- How is it diagnosed? How useful are an ultrasound, MRI, or labwork with endometriosis?
- Why is excision surgery recommended? Why should I see a specialist?
- What treatment options are there?
You’ll find all these topics and more on the website. Start exploring!