Endometriosis is a health problem that affects more than 6 ½ million women in the U.S.; it is most common among women in their 30s and 40s. Endometriosis occurs when the endometrium, tissue that normally lines the uterus or womb, grows outside of the uterus and on other areas in the body.

Though it’s estimated that Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women, people generally know little about the disease. Chances are, a woman you know is suffering from Endometriosis, and it wouldn’t hurt to have some knowledge on it. Simply knowing what exactly the disease is and the symptoms it causes can help you better understand what […]

When I was 39, I married a wonderful man who had never had children. He had always wanted to have a child of his own. In my heart I knew we wanted a child together but because of my age, I was not sure whether we would be able to make our dreams a reality.

While there is no definite answer, many believe women with endometriosis typically have a harder time becoming pregnant. There may be several causes that affect different women,  but remember that having the condition does not automatically mean you will never have children, just that it may be more difficult and assisted reproductive technologies, such as […]