Endometriosis: Health system ‘oblivious to suffering’ of one in 10 women affected by ‘silent epidemic’

Scientists are working to find answers — but, although it is as common as asthma and diabetes, endometriosis is allocated only a fraction of the millions of dollars they each receive in research funding.

  • There is no cure
  • Hysterectomy is not a cure
  • Pregnancy is not a cure
  • It does not always cause infertility
  • Diagnosis can only be made via surgical intervention
  • Endometriosis pain does not only occur during periods



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