Skip Navigation



Diseases & Conditions Results: 1-10 of 10 Web Pages

All About Endometriosis  External Link

This article provides information about endometriosis, a condition in which tissue (endometrium) that normally lines the uterus (womb) also grows outside of the uterus in places like the ovaries, the ... Details >

International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy, Inc.  External Link

Endometriosis Brochure  External Link

Also available in: French  Portugese  Spanish   External Link

Endometriosis is a puzzling hormonal and immune disease affecting girls and women in their reproductive years. This brochure overviews symptoms, possible causes, diagnosis, and treatment options, plus... Details >

Endometriosis Association  External Link

Endometriosis: A Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides basic consumer information about endometriosis symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options and includes a list of resources where users can get additional information.... Details >

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

Endometriosis: Frequently Asked Questions  External Link

This fact sheet provides answers to frequently asked questions about endometriosis. The fact sheet includes information on the cure, causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of endometriosis. It also discusses... Details >

Endometriosis Research Center  External Link

Menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea)   External Link

Dysmenorrhea is a dull or throbbing pain in the lower abdomen many women experience just before and during their menstrual periods. This overview discusses signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, wh... Details >

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research  External Link

Support Group/Chapter Locations - Endometriosis Association  External Link

The Endometriosis Association offers support groups and chapters worldwide. Networking with other women who have endometriosis can help you find support and understanding, a good doctor, and tips for ... Details >

Endometriosis Association  External Link

Support Programs & Groups: Endometriosis Research Center  External Link

Endometriosis Research Center Support & Education Groups have been implemented throughout local communities - and online - with the mission of providing support, education and advocacy efforts to Endo... Details >

Endometriosis Research Center  External Link

Think “Killer Cramps” are Normal  External Link

Dull aching and cramping can occur during menstruation in many women and teens, due to uterine contractions and the release of various hormones, including those known as prostaglandins. Pain is the bo... Details >

Endometriosis Research Center  External Link

Toxic Link to Endometriosis  External Link

In the early 1990s, the Endometriosis Association found that 79% of a group of monkeys developed endometriosis after exposure to dioxin in their food during a research study over ten years earlier. Th... Details >

Endometriosis Association  External Link

What is Endometriosis?   External Link

Also available in: Spanish   External Link

This document provides information about endometriosis, a chronic disease that affects 5 1/2 million women and girls in the USA and Canada, and millions more worldwide. It occurs when tissue like that... Details >

Endometriosis Association  External Link