Whether you suspect you may have endo, or you definitely have endo, or you know someone that has it, or you are just curious, it can be hard to understand much of what is online when it comes to endometriosis. It can easily seem hopeless and scary much of the time and there are conflicting stories and opinions about all sorts of things.

This section is here to hopefully help you navigate things a little better. Remember, analyze everything you hear critically. We at AEEP are endo patients and people who have gone through a lot. We are not doctors or drug companies. We are sharing what we have learned and conclusions we have come to, and from there you and your healthcare provider can come up with a plan that best suits you.

Re: “You don’t look sick” and other irritating comments

By AEEP | July 20, 2019 |

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…

Endometriosis & Estrogen: Practical Ways to Fight Estrogen Dominance- Part 1

By AEEP | June 24, 2019 |

In this 5-part series, we will provide tangible steps that will help you balance your hormones and gain control of your overall health.

The Endo Letters

By AEEP | March 22, 2019 |

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…

Normal Cycles VS Abnormal Cycles

By Endo Project Squad | July 12, 2018 |

Many people with good intentions are spreading the myth that periods should never be painful. That is not totally accurate. 

We needed that someone, so we made Her

By Endo Project Squad | March 28, 2018 |

Why does American End of Endo Project exist? AEEP exists because having endometriosis is horrible and navigating care adds insult to injury. The whole thing totally sucks and it is easy to get lost or lose hope. AEEP exists to give information this is easy to understand and helpful.

Prepared, Clear, and Bold: How to be heard at the doctor’s office

By Endo Project Squad | March 22, 2018 |

Do you ever feel as though you are not heard or don’t even know what to say when you talk to a doctor?

Nineteen in Twenty

By Endo Project Squad | March 3, 2018 |

If you do not have endometriosis (endo), you are still crucially important to driving change. 

What’s a Fibroid Anyway?

By Guest Contributor | January 1, 2018 |

What’s a Fibroid Anyway? by Meghan Cleary www.bad-periods.com Eighty precent of all women will have a fibroid in their lifetime – so what in the heck are they?

Clarifying Medical Terms Part 1- Endo… Metro…

By Endo Project Squad | January 1, 2018 |

Clarifying medical terms Endometriosis versus Endometritis versus Endometrial Ablation versus Ablation of Endometriosis… Latin: Endo “inside” Metr- “uterus” Osis- “condition of” It is- “inflammation of” ——————————————————————– Ab- “away” Lat- “take” “Ablation”= “take away”   Oh Latin roots, so helpful sometimes, but also so very confusing at others. This section is dedicated to helping you to…

Conflicting Information- How do I know what to believe?

By Endo Project Squad | January 1, 2018 |

In a world of conflicting stories, opinions, and supposed facts, how do any of us know what to believe anymore? There are conflicting ideas in every area of life. The world of endometriosis information is no different, except the difference in ideas could be extremely harmful. The following was written to encourage you to think…