Tag 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…

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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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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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Brittany’s Endometriosis Tips

Hey ladies! My name is Brittany and I’m 16 years old. I’m starting off this year with a whole new attitude! I’ve been suffering with endometriosis for the past two years. During this time, it’s taken me a while to get back to my old…

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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…