Endometriosis affects about 200 million women worldwide and about 1 out of every 10 women in the United States. Yet the disease is often misdiagnosed or missed altogether. Lack of education and awareness is a big reason endometriosis goes undetected.
There are many different ways you can help during Endometriosis Awareness Month. Here’s one way to get involved:
If you or a loved one might be experiencing the signs and symptoms of endometriosis, visit your provider. You’ll learn whether or not you have it, which treatment options are the best fit for you and your lifestyle, and how you can go about easing any discomfort you may be experiencing.