‘Pain’ and ‘uncertainty’: A young woman shares her struggle with endometriosis

Endometriosis, the word itself sounds like an incurable disease, and unfortunately that’s true.

I should know. I have it.

Endometriosis — or “endo” — occurs when cells that line the uterus spread to other places of the body creating implants and adhesions, or internal scar tissue. These implants can end up on the bladder, ovaries, bowels, and can even spread to the lungs.