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Virtual EndoMarch 2023

WORLDWIDE ENDOMARCH DAY IS SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2023* Click here to watch the replay of Virtual EndoMarch 2023 (Part 1) on YouTube! Click here to watch the replay Virtual EndoMarch 2023 (Part 2) on YouTube!  Join tens of thousands of Endometriosis Survivors and their families from around the world on

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2022 EndoMarch Heroes of the Year

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 EndoMarch Hero of the Year Award: Dr. Stacey Missmer (USA) and Dr. Krina Zondervan (International)! Both recipients will be recognized during the Virtual Worldwide EndoMarch on March 26th, 2022. Stacey Missmer is a Global Impact Initiative endowed Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive

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Share Your Story: Maria Giovanna Melarosa

My name is Maria Giovanna Melarosa. I was born 41 years ago in Catania Sicily, Italy. Since a young age, I was always sick and in pain. I would struggle with nausea, dizziness, and no doctor could tell my parents what was wrong with me. Actually, they would say it’s

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Meet Lily: Teenage Endo Warrior

Hi, I’m Lily and I’m 18 years old. I am the 1 in 10 women, and one of the 200 million women worldwide affected by Endometriosis. My journey with Endometriosis began at the age of 14. I began struggling with an array of symptoms including immensely painful periods that were

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Endo Explained: Ask The Experts (ep. 3)

Join us for ep. 3 of Endo Explained: Ask the Experts taking place on Saturday, June 27th at 10am PST/1pm EST! This month, we’ll be covering all of your questions on bowel endometriosis. This month our panel of bowel endometriosis experts will include:   Dr. Camran Nezhat Camran Nezhat, M.D.

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Endometriosis Education in Schools

As an endometriosis patient, you keep hearing that 1 in 10 women are diagnosed and suffer with endometriosis. Again, 1 in 10. Researchers believe that there are even more women than the 1 in 10 already diagnosed who may be suffering from endometriosis. It is assumed women may be misdiagnosed,

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Endo Explained: Ask The Experts (ep. 2)

Join us for ep. 2 of Endo Explained: Ask the Experts taking place on Saturday, May 30th at 10am PST/1pm EST! This month, we’ll be covering all of your questions on endometriosis with and without pain for infertility, IVF vs. surgery or both. This month our panel of infertility experts

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An Endometriosis Patient Shares Her Story

My name is Arolyn and I was lucky to intern with Worldwide EndoMarch for the past six months. I met so many endometriosis patients and impacted individuals during this experience. It has really inspired me to continue advocating for patients all around the world for women’s health, most specifically, patients

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Advocacy for Endometriosis is Advocacy for Women’s Health

Guest post by Arolyn, Worldwide EndoMarch Intern Hello there! My name is Arolyn. I am an intern with Worldwide Endomarch as an MPH graduating candidate for the past six months. Throughout my time here, I was able to communicate and listen to endometriosis patients sharing their struggles with an intense

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Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain

Guest Blog Post by Mandy Klumpkens Endometriosis is a complicated whole body disease. Chronic pelvic pain is always present but may vary in intensity over time. Pelvic pain, including the ‘killer cramps’, may occur out of nowhere and can last for a certain period of time. On the other hand

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Called Upon the Endo Belly

This article was originally posted on No, Thanks Endo, a website created by Maya Rodda. She has given us permission to republish it on our blog. Check out Maya’s website or follow her on Instagram! If you have endometriosis, you have most likely heard the term “endo belly”. And if you

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Endometriosis – Quality of Life and Psychosocial Distress

Guest Blog Post by Mandy Klumpkens When our brain is tired of coping with too many things at once, psychological distress often comes with feelings of vulnerability and fear that eventually can become disabling. Symptoms that are linked to this mechanism are depression, anxiety, extensive worrying or social isolation. However,

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2018 Endo Hero of the Year Award Recipient – Dr. Paul Wetter

Each year, Worldwide EndoMarch selects one person who has contributed significantly to those affected by endometriosis, and names him or her the “Endo Hero of the Year.” This year, we are proud to honor Dr. Paul Wetter, Chairman of the prestigious Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the largest multidisciplinary minimally invasive surgical

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Dr. Robert Wah Awarded with Endo Hero of the Year Award

Congratulations to Dr. Robert Wah, the esteemed recipient of the 2016 Endo Hero of the Year award, whom we are recognizing for his lifetime devotion and outstanding support of patients with endometriosis. Robert M. Wah, M.D. is Past President of the American Medical Association and a reproductive endocrinologist and OBGYN

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