endometriosis

Daisy Ridley Opens Up About Her Struggles With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome And Endometriosis On Instagram

It’s so wonderful that Ridley and other famous women are spreading awareness about these conditions — knowing more now may help to prevent life-changing health problems later.  More »


Lena Dunham Hospitalized For Ruptured Ovarian Cyst

Actress, novelist and creator of HBO’s “Girls”, Lena Dunham was hospitalized on Saturday night for the rupturing of an ovarian cyst and will be undergoing surgery.

Her publicist announced in a statement:

“Lena Dunham has been very public with her personal bouts with endometriosis. This morning, she suffered from an ovarian… More »


Lena Dunham Is Taking A Break From Working Due To Endometriosis

Self-care is not the sexiest thing to do in Hollywood, but making the difficult decision to do that is something we should all respect. More »


Hitched 2.0: I’m Delaying Medical Treatment Because Of My Wedding

Some people may be surprised when I say I’m postponing treatment for endometriosis until after my wedding, but those people don’t have all the information. More »


Here, Dr. Drew, Take My “Garbage Bag Diagnosis” — Really, I Want You To Take It

Last week, a caller on the syndicated call-in radio program “Loveline” prefaced his question by listing the symptoms of his fiancée’s endometriosis. The radio show’s host, Dr. Drew, cut him off:
“These are what we call sort of functional disorders. Everything you mentioned, everything you mentioned, are things that actually aren’t discernibly pathological. They’re… More »


Women With Endometriosis Are Seen As More Attractive, Study Claims

Women with the most severe forms of endometriosis are seen as more attractive than those with mild forms or no form of the disease, according to a new study conducted by Dr. Paolo Vercellini, an obstetrician and gynecologist at Universita degli Studi in Milan.

Endometriosis is problem with a woman’s uterus in which… More »


I Have Endometriosis

Every kid in middle school played hooky. I was a total goody-two shoes, but still a hooky master—I told my mom I couldn’t go to school whenever I woke up sleepy, lazy or just hadn’t finished my homework. And then I turned 13 and got my period. As the Jewish tradition goes, my friend slapped… More »


Girl Talk: I’ve Got Endometriosis

Earlier today, we told you two “Dancing with the Stars” cast members were diagnosed with endometriosis within days of one another. In fact, it’s a health problem that’s a lot more common than you’d think. My story, after the jump … … More »


Star Couplings: Gwen Stefani Continues To Show Off Zuma

Gwen Stefani released the following portrait of her with baby Zuma — the kid DOES look like a Cabbage Patch! [Perez Hilton]
Yesterday we reported that “Dancing With The Stars”‘ Julianne Hough has endometriosis. Today there’s news that her fellow dancer, Lacey Schwimmer, just found out she has it too. What in the hell? [DListed]
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