It can be really tough to live with an illness nobody can see—and that’s the reality for the millions of women who have endometriosis, a chronic condition that occurs when tissue from the lining of the womb is found outside of the womb, in the ovaries, Fallopian tubes, the abdomen, and the bladder. ...
It can't be easy to share a photo of yourself post-surgery, dressed in a hospital cap and gown, for the whole world to see. But Halsey did it for a powerful reason: to spread awareness and hope about endometriosis, a painful gynecological disorder that's often misdiagnosed. ...
Food can be potent medicine. Just ask Tia Mowry: In her new book, Whole New You ($20, amazon.com), the actress reveals how a healthy eating philosophy helped her ease the debilitating symptoms of endometriosis. ...
Julianne Hough on Her Endometriosis: “I Didn’t Really Realize It Was Anything More Than Being a Woman”
Julianne Hough is opening up about her experience with endometriosis. The 28-year-old actress and dancer was first diagnosed with the disease in 2008, and is now teaming up with the national campaign Get in the Know About ME in EndoMEtriosis to help raise endometriosis awareness. Endometriosis is thought to affect as many as 6.5 million women in the United States, but many...
After struggling with endometriosis since she was in her teens, Lena Dunham is now free of the painful gynecological disorder. ...
Actress Lena Dunham revealed in the March issue of Vogue that she recently underwent a hysterectomy to remove her uterus and cervix, after living for a decade with endometriosis. The actress had previously had to treat the condition, but she wrote that in August, her pelvic pain became unbearable. ...
Jaime King on Her Struggle With Endometriosis, How She's Living a Healthy Life, and Habits She's Teaching Her Kids
The road to motherhood hasn't been easy for Jamie King. The model-turned-actress, 39, who you probably know from the hit TV show Hart of Dixie, has openly discussed her past fertility struggles. Today, though, she's the happy mom of two young boys, and is focused on raising them with the same healthy habits she has come to adopt. King...
Killer menstrual cramps, pain during sex, bloating, and pain even when you don’t have your period are all signs of endometriosis—a disorder in which endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus, attaching to other pelvic organs. Yet symptoms like these are often downplayed by doctors as a normal part of having a monthly cycle or even...
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, and if you're scratching your head not entirely sure what that means, you wouldn't be the only one. But because this painful condition deserves long overdue recognition, some women who have it are taking to Instagram to share photos of their endo scars using the hashtag #ThisIsEndometriosis. ...
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