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.
There is so much that goes into why people hurt when they have endo. This is one of the reasons why oftentimes, feeling better takes a lot more than one method of treatment. The following is an attempt to explain what we, the endo patients, have learned.
You may have heard you need surgery or you may have already received one… or several. Many women endure several surgeries that are found to be ineffective. While no treatments can guarantee 100% of the time that they will provide relief and restore functionality, many women are enjoying remission from a disease they thought was…