Category Archives: Endometriosis

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March isn’t just about Leprechauns

While some people think of March as a time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, teen girls and women with endometriosis are hoping to raise awareness about this unpredictable disease that affects approximately 5 million women in the United States alone. It is estimated that about…

Learning to Feel Through Yoga

Entering my senior year of high school, I had the suspicion that my year would be extremely stressful and hectic. Long days full of classes, homework, practice, college applications, and struggling to manage my endometriosis. Naturally, I sought out healthy ways to cope with the…

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CYWH Endometriosis Conference 2013

Hello again! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Brittany. As some of you may know, the 7th Annual Endometriosis Conference for Teens and their Families was held at Boston Children’s Hospital on Saturday, April 6th, 2013. I got to co-facilitate…

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Endometriosis Awareness Month 2013

Hey ladies, it’s Brittany! March is here and that means it’s time to break out your yellow for Endometriosis Awareness Month! I’d like to tell you a little bit about what I’ve been doing to celebrate. At the beginning of the month, I made a…

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Brittany’s Endo Story: Part 2

It was March 13th 2012, two weeks before my surgery date. I was riding home from school on the bus, sitting next to my best friend and talking to her about the school day. We were discussing band class when I got a phone call…

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Brittany’s Endo Story: Part 1

Hello again! Now that I’ve (hopefully) motivated you to start your road to recovery with endo, I’d like to tell you a little bit about my own journey and struggles. The first symptoms I ever had were what I thought were just terrible, terrible cramps. I…

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An Endometriosis Diet?

While attending the 6th annual Endometriosis Conference for Teens and Families (at Children’s Hospital Boston on March 24th), I noticed that a lot of young women were concerned with what to eat and whether consuming certain foods could either aggravate or ease their endo pain….

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Coping with Endo Pain and Headaches

When I first started to get endometriosis pain I noticed that it would coincide with terrible headaches. I never thought there was a connection, but as the years went on I noticed it more and more. I was in the middle of doing some school…