Endometriosis is a prevalent disease in the field of women’s health, affecting 1 in every 10 women in the United States. These women experience debilitating cramps, pain during intercourse, and a drastic decrease in fertility and quality of life. Despite its vast impact on women, endometriosis still does not receive the research, funding, and news coverage that benefit many other prevalent disorders.
Operating through the Endometriosis Foundation of America, EndoNews aims to raise awareness and support for women who are struggling with endometriosis.…
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…