WOMEN’S HEALTHENDOMETRIOSIS

Helping you navigate endometriosis

"ENDOMETRIOSIS DOESN’T DEFINE ME"

“I'm sharing my story because I want it to be okay to talk about endometriosis. I want women to feel they can say, ‘I'm in pain, I'm suffering,’ and to be taken seriously. And I'm sharing for my daughter – because there’s a genetic element to this disease – and I want her journey to be different.”

What is endometriosis?

Endometriosis is one of the most common gynaecological causes of chronic pelvic pain, affecting one in nine Australian women by age 44. 

Could I have endometriosis? Signs, symptoms and what to do next

Common symptoms and signs of endometriosis include severely painful periods, gastrointestinal problems, and pain during sex.

Getting pregnant with endometriosis: Fertility facts

Being diagnosed with endometriosis doesn’t mean that getting pregnant or having a baby will be impossible. 

Endometriosis Treatment: What are your options?

While there’s no cure for endometriosis, there are treatment options available to help improve quality of life for those living with the disease.

Endometriosis Myths: Common misconceptions busted

Endometriosis comes laden with its fair share of old wives’ tales. We cut through to the latest thinking with eight endometriosis myths being busted.

Endometriosis Diagnosis: Why there's hope

Thanks to growing public awareness and new research, diagnosing and treating endometriosis is allowing Aussie women to take back control of their health.

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