PERIOD PAIN IS NOT NORMAL.
If you are experiencing pain beyond discomfort with your menstrual cycle we urge you to dive deeper into your health to find the cause. Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women and has the average diagnosis time of 7 years. The earlier the diagnosis the better!
Start with the articles to the right, then check out the articles, stories of endo, and free resources below.
ARTICLES ON ENDOMETRIOSIS
ENDO-STORIES BY ENDO-SISTERS
By Dr. Allegra Hart, ND My period used to be incredibly painful. The best way for me to describe how they felt was like being ripped apart by Freddy Krueger from the inside. I didn’t know anyone who had as much pain as I did with my menstrual cycle. I did the usual...read more
By Madeline Hi! I'm from the Dominican Republic and this is the story that I share with this horrible disease. Ever since I was 15 yrs old and it was time to get my period, it was a time of suffering. It hurt a lot, I used to cry a lot and spend two days in bed...read more
By Becky Mantuano I'm going to try and tell you (and not leave anything out) because it's been one heck of a journey. I guess I always knew something just wasn't right. I started my cycles at 13 and they were always painful. Crippling I guess you could say. At 16 I...read more
By Shirley I was diagnosed with endometriosis in October 2012, at the age of 45 after over 10-years of being diagnosed with poly-ovarian cysts. My last ultrasound in 2012 was identical to my ultrasound from 2007. Ultrasounds do not show endometriosis! I was fortunate...read more
The Beginning ……… Instead of feeling sorry for myself I have made the choice to raise awareness and support for Endometriosis. This is an overview of my story so far........... In my early teens I always suffered with heavy and painful periods and in the early days I...read more
I hope my story will be informational and helpful to all women who suffer from Endometriosis. Since I first started my menstrual cycle at just 11yrs old, it was just awful. I had horribly heavy cycles and would get very sick and missed school because of it. My cycles...read more
I just wanted to share a little bit of my story. Back in 2010 I remember going through so much pain. I had all sorts of tests done along with seeing two doctors. After a scope and colonoscopy, and even having one doctor tell me I didn't have endometriosis, I was...read more
Let me start by saying that I have always had VERY painful periods. Like most other Endo Sisters who have been kind enough to share their story, I thought this was normal. I would spend the first couple days of my period in so much pain, it was insane. I can remember...read more
Hi! My name is Jennifer, I'm 30 years old & live in Mobile, AL. Since March is endometriosis awareness month, I'd like to share my story with you about my battle with this disease. I hope that in sharing my story it will give others with the disease hope, & help raise...read more
The EndoAngel, Melissa shares her story... "I guess you could say that my story begins like many other Endo Stories begin: with a nasty diagnosis while starring blankly at your doctor.... I know for me, it took days for the information to actually settle. To finally...read more
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