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I suffered from painful periods my entire life, and when I was 27 I began to cry during a Pap smear and begged the student doctor to please help me. I was missing work and unable to function 2-3 days of the month because of...

I lived on pain meds for years, my husband even end up learning how to give me needles. I tried every treatment that would give me relief. You name it , I tried it. I begged at 35 for a hysterectomy because my husband left...

I have heavy bleeding that can go up to 10 days, there are months where I have my period twice in the month. I feel exhausted, I have sharp knife- like pain in my abdomen and pelvic area. I also become bloated and look like...

I would describe endo as feeling like my insides have been glued together, almost like cobwebs collecting in my pelvic region. The pain can be dull, sharp, or nauseating. For me, the pain is always there but for two weeks out of each month I...

I wake up not sure how I'll feel on any given day. On days when I'm in pain, I usually feel it coming on, think I can handle it, make it to work, then promptly decide I need to go back home. It's frustrating because...

En 2005, je ne savais même pas que l'endométriose existait ! Je n'avais jamais encore parlé à un médecin de mes symptômes. Je pensais que c'était normal d'avoir autant mal pendant les règles. Quand j'ai consulté le médecin, il m'a tout de suite dit que...

Ce sont des douleurs chroniques aiguës qui sont présentes en tout temps, dans la région du bas ventre, du bas du dos. Ces douleurs descendent dans les jambes également. Les douleurs peuvent se comparer aux contractions vives lors d'un accouchement....

I am very limited in the physical activity that I can do, I find it hard to play with my niece and nephew, I am not able to have my own family due to the daily pain, I can't do the hobbies that I love,...

I have a career and work full time but over the years I have began to miss more days off work and special events. Endometriosis is unpredictable and you simply cannot plan for the future due to the lack of freedom from the symptoms....

I'm a 36 year old. I have always had irregular, painful and heavy periods since I began my period when I was 12yrs old. I was nauseous, missed a lot of school and headaches all the time. When brought up to my family doctor at...

I always had bad cramps growing up, put on birth control at 15. Then sex became terribly painful in my early 20s. Like a light switch, one day at the age of 23, my main symptoms began: 3 out of 4 weeks a month I...

The ritual begins with the familiar battle cry of pain brought to life by the rats gnawing through what once resembled my remaining ovary. The intrusive cavalry known for their swordsmanship arrives swiftly, disabling my ability to stand upright. The final reinforcements are called forth...