Category: Endometriosis


Can your sunscreen cause endometriosis?

Just in time for summer, a new report links a widely-used and highly-effective sunscreen ingredient to an increased risk for women of being diagnosed with endometriosis, a leading cause of infertility. The ingredient, benzophenone or BP, is a UV-filter commonly found in a wide variety of popular sunscreens, spanning all price points and SPF levels from 15 up.

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Brenda Strong discusses pain management for endometriosis

Second in a series on endometriosis, for Endometriosis Awareness Month.

More than five million women in America are currently suffering from endometriosis, which is a leading cause of infertility. Endometriosis occurs when the endometrial tissue that lines the inside of the uterus finds its way outside and into other organs of the body, such as the abdomen and fallopian...

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Good Food Bad Food. Your Top Ten List for Endometriosis

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. During this month we will be adding new content on the disorder to our website weekly. We will be talking about infertility treatment for endo, food and lifestyle, and pain managment. If you would like info on any other aspect of endo let us know in the comments section below. Endo can be tough and...

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Spotting and other Variations in Bleeding

Spotting. Really frustrating. Where does it come from? We first look for an anatomical reason (a problem due to some sort of growth that we can see usually with the ultrasound). The most common reason is that there is a polyp inside the uterus. A polyp is a benign growth inside the uterus, kind of like a skin tag...

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Endometriosis and food

More than five million women in America have been diagnosed with endometriosis, a leading cause of infertility.

Endometriosis occurs when the endometrial tissue that lines the inside of the uterus finds its way outside and into other organs of the body, such as the abdomen and fallopian tubes. When this happens, the misplaced tissue develops into lesions which respond...

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