Endometriosis is a health condition that’s estimated to affect approximately 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years. The symptoms of endometriosis can vary, however, it’s known for being extremely painful and contributing to infertility.

But there’s hope for people with this condition. New developments in diagnosing and treating it are always emerging, and several advancements have improved medical care today. Women and their doctors are more informed than ever about endometriosis, which is contributing to improvements in healthcare and treatment.

From organizations dedicated to raising awareness and fundraising for research, to support groups, these resources provide reliable information about endometriosis. You’ll learn the basics about the condition and discover how to get involved to help yourself or others who have received a diagnosis.

Nonprofit organizations in the United States

Several nonprofit organizations in the United States aim to educate patients and doctors about the latest advancements in endometriosis. These groups also advocate for patients, offer support, and facilitate research to better understand endometriosis.

International nonprofit organizations

These are nonprofit groups across the globe dedicated to supporting people with endometriosis and their families, educating physicians and consumers, and advocating for better patient care.

Becoming more informed about treating endometriosis and finding care is important. These websites bring you trusted information about endometriosis advancements, treatments, and they can also connect you with a doctor.

You can also check out Healthline’s article on what to expect from a laparoscopy for endometriosis.

People who live with endometriosis can be empowered to thrive despite this condition. Connect with others to learn more, get tips, and offer support.

Learn more about endometriosis from these advocacy and awareness groups. Many of them provide events and resources to educate doctors and patients on the condition.

Get information on endometriosis on the go — as well as support from others — with these mobile apps:

Interested in learning more about the latest clinical trials related to endometriosis, or joining one as a participant? This website can connect you to the latest opportunities.

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