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.

Extra-pelvic Endo (when endo is in WEIRD places)

By Guest Contributor | December 19, 2017 |

Have you ever felt that you are doomed to a life of seemingly random issues that don’t appear to make sense? Perhaps you have “stomach problems”, “bathroom problems”, or weird aches and pains that have no diagnosis. Did you know that endometriosis can technically be found in all kinds of places?

Lady Issues and Un-sexy Tissues

By Endo Project Squad | December 8, 2017 |

“I thought it was a lady event”, some of the husbands apparently said when I hosted a pre-launch event for Endo Project at my house. Some of them ended up joining after our pleas, and some never did. I have nothing against any of these people, but this kind of thing is telling of a…

4 Reasons Endometriosis Hurts (and how to fight back)

By Endo Project Squad | October 20, 2017 |

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. 

Surgery Types

By Endo Project Squad | September 29, 2017 |

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…