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Cause Celeb: Padma Lakshmi talks endometriosis on Capitol Hill

<b>Celeb:</b> Willowy model-turned “Top Chef” host Padma Lakshmi, who on Thursday visited Capitol Hill on business related to another line on her resume — that of the founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America.<p><b>Cause:</b> Awareness, education and funding for the disease, which Lakshmi, 45, said …

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Endometriosis: A Fate as Bad as Cancer?

I must admit I was taken aback when my patient made this statement. It was over 15 years ago, but I remember it clearly. Initially I thought this was …

12 Things People With Endometriosis Want You To Know

It's more than just period cramps.<p>Endometriosis is a complex condition that can make a run-of-the-mill stomach cramp seem like a walk in the park.<p>The condition occurs when uterine tissue develops outside of the uterus, typically in the pelvic cavity. This tissue can grow on organs like the ovaries …

What Having Endometriosis Has Cost Me

You've heard about the disease's medical and emotional fallout—but what about the financial one?<p>Endometriosis has been taking from me since I was a teenager.<p>At 18, I lost my job as a waitress due to my sluggish behavior, lateness, and excessive sick days. I rarely felt well, and often I was so …

Endometriosis, Social Pathologies, and Public Health

<i>The following are the remarks prepared by Jhumka Gupta, ScD, for the third annual Worldwide EndoMarch in Washington, D.C., that took place on March 19, 2016 (World Endometriosis Day). Dr. Gupta delivered the keynote address for this event.</i><p>First of all, I'd like to thank all the women, girls, and …

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Common chemicals linked to endometriosis, fibroids -- and healthcare costs

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hormone-disrupting chemicals are everywhere -- in plastics, pesticides and makeup -- and two of them, phthalates and DDE, have been particularly strongly linked with common female reproductive conditions, such as fibroids.<p>In a new study, researchers estimate that the problems caused by …

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You Need To Hear Lena Dunham's Important Point About Endometriosis

Lena Dunham hasn’t been shy about discussing her endometriosis diagnosis in the media — and her latest comments are no exception.<p>The “Girls” star was honored for her advocacy Tuesday at the Endometriosis Foundation of America’s Blossom Ball in New York City. In a humorous and heartbreaking speech, …

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