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Mission Statement: Endometriosis is a prevalent disease in the field of women’s health, affecting 1 in every 10 women in the United States. These women go through their day to day activities experiencing such symptoms as painful cramps, pain during intercourse and a drastic decrease in their chances of bearing children. Despite its vast impact upon women, endometriosis still does not receive the research, funding and news coverage that many other prevalent disorders do in comparison. Operating through the Endometriosis…

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What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a disease that affects 1 in every 10 women in the United States. It is defined as a disorder in which tissue that normally lines the uterus (endometrium), is grown outside of the uterus. It is associated with monthly menstrual cycles, during which a patient can experience such symptoms as heavy periods, prolonged bleeding, pelvic pain, abnormally painful cramps and pain upon sexual intercourse. Estimated to affect over 176 million women worldwide, endometriosis has a…

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