By Holly Sanneman American End of Endo Project just had its 3rd Birthday.  Last year was an exciting birthday… this one, not so much.  The quarantine we’ve all been in came just five months after the wildfires that roared across Northern California and came dangerously close to AEEP headquarters. The smoke cleaned up and hope…

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By Melissa Velasco, RN As we close out this 5-part estrogen dominance series, we want to leave you with tips to help decrease the amount of estrogen in your environment. Ultimately, we want to help you detox your home of environmental estrogens, because we know that you can’t always control the rest of your surroundings.  …

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By Melissa Velasco Exercising with endometriosis can leave some people in pain for days.  But this does not have to be the case!  In this 5-part series, we have covered the many aspects of estrogen dominance and how we can address an estrogen dominant body. So, it should come as no surprise that exercise must…

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You may have realized by now just how important education is when it comes to creating positive change. Putting good information out into the world is important for clearing up harmful myths and getting everyone, endometriosis suffers and everyone else, on the same page. But among the most important things we need to teach is…

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Dear Endo Warrior, the American Diet is not your friend, point-blank.    During this series, we have introduced you to different ways you can decrease estrogen-dominance, something that is commonly associated with endometriosis.    In Part 1, we discussed estrogen-dominance as a whole, and 5 dietary changes that can help your body eliminate excess estrogen. In Part…

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By Melissa Velasco Endometriosis- a diagnosis that causes stress and also worsens with stress. With that in mind, it almost seems as though we will never win this battle against endometriosis. However, even though we have yet to achieve a “cure,” women with endometriosis can make lifestyle changes that will decrease disease progression and symptoms.  …

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Being miserable every day is a level of despair and exhaustion you cannot possibly fathom within actually experiencing that. I’d never wish that kind of hell on anyone, but it would be wonderful if others’ compassion would increase just a little. As anyone with a chronic illness will know, non-sick people make irksome comments all…

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The Endo Letters Written by Holly Sanneman Illustrated by Matt Shembari (Original story and characters created for The American End of Endo Project. Please feel free to share, but we kindly ask that you keep the attributions.) @americanendoefendoproject @hollysanneman #TheEndoLetters In the first episode of The Endo Letters, we meet Endo Metriosis as seen on…

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