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How to Stay Motivated With Endometriosis
How to Stay Motivated With Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a debilitating disease that can have an adverse impact on almost all aspects of life including career, relationships, and overall quality of life [1]. If you are affected by the disease,…

Risks of Birth Control Pills and Finding the Right One if You…
Risks of Birth Control Pills and Finding the Right One if You Have Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a disease where tissue resembling the endometrium (the inner lining of the uterus) grows in other parts of the body. It is most commonly found in the pelvic region [1]. Like the endometrium…

Endometriosis and Miscarriage
Endometriosis and Miscarriage

While many women with endometriosis experience a healthy pregnancy, others with the condition may experience an increased risk of pregnancy complications, which includes miscarriages. Read about how endometriosis…

Robotics Surgery and Endometriosis
Robotics Surgery and Endometriosis

Laparoscopic surgery is the current gold standard both for diagnosing endometriosis and removing endometriotic lesions [1]. What is robotic surgery? Robotic surgery uses a robotic system controlled by…

International Patient Conference 2021 Coverage
International Patient Conference 2021 Coverage

The International Endometriosis Patient Conference 2021, The Path Towards A Cure: Connecting Patients with Science took place virtually on March 19 and 21. Bringing together endometriosis patients and…

I Have Endometriosis, How Can I Talk to my Partner about it?
I Have Endometriosis, How Can I Talk to my Partner about it?

You may find it difficult to talk about something as personal as endometriosis with your partner. However, communication is key to allow your partner to learn about the condition, its challenges, and…

Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy in Women With Endometriosis
Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy in Women With Endometriosis

Pelvic pain is one of the most common symptoms of endometriosis [1]. Women with endometriosis may experience painful periods, severe cramping, chronic pelvic pain (pain even outside of periods), pain…

Don’t Miss the International Endometriosis Patient Conference
Don’t Miss the International Endometriosis Patient Conference

The International Patient Conference, The Path Towards A Cure: Connecting Patients with Science is taking place this weekend (19-21 March 2021). Organized by the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound)…

I Have Endometriosis, How Can I Talk to my Boss?
I Have Endometriosis, How Can I Talk to my Boss?

Research has shown that endometriosis symptoms can significantly affect a patients’ work life, with increasing symptom severity being associated with lower workability [1,2]. Another study showed…

Family Support for Women With Endometriosis
Family Support for Women With Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition that is characterized by chronic pain and fatigue [1]. It can affect a person’s ability to perform normal daily activities, fulfill professional work, have intercourse,…

Tips for dealing with chronic pelvic pain when you have endometriosis
Tips for dealing with chronic pelvic pain when you have endometriosis

Women with endometriosis often experience pain in the pelvic region. This pain may be debilitating and excruciating during menstrual periods and can progress into chronic pelvic pain (occurring outside…

Endometriosis Surgical Fellowship
Endometriosis Surgical Fellowship

Seckin Endometriosis Center (SEC) is excited to announce our endometriosis surgical fellowship. There is a desperate need for specialized surgeons to treat endometriosis, a complex disease that is poorly…

Highlights from EndoFound’s Virtual Medical Conference 2020
Highlights from EndoFound’s Virtual Medical Conference 2020

This year, the Endometriosis Foundation of America’s (EndoFound) Medical Conference was held solely online due to COVID-19 restrictions. The conference was titled “Reoperative Endometriosis.”…

What Is Endometriosis?
What Is Endometriosis?

One of my patients, Lauren*, was thirteen years old when she first began experiencing debilitating periods. Her friends were going through the same changes brought on by puberty, but their pain did not…

Alaia Baldwin: My Main Endometriosis Symptoms were Pain
Alaia Baldwin: My Main Endometriosis Symptoms were Pain

EndoMEtriosis: A Guide for Girls From the award-winning Dr. Tamer Seckin comes a book written for all of the Endo Warriors out there, from the thirteen-year-old girl who is being told that her pain is…

Your First Appointment with an Endometriosis Specialist
Your First Appointment with an Endometriosis Specialist

When you find the right endometriosis specialist, you need to prepare yourself for your first appointment. Medical records, journals, and an arsenal of questions for which you want answers can help you…

What to Ask an Endometriosis Specialist
What to Ask an Endometriosis Specialist

There are a multitude of questions that need to be answered before you decide which endometriosis specialist is best for you. They range from the most simplistic, such as “Do you specialize in the…

Qualifications of an Endometriosis Specialist
Qualifications of an Endometriosis Specialist

Finding the right endometriosis specialist takes research. Specialists will have different backgrounds and experience. They may belong to different organizations or have achieved certain milestones in…

Why Is It So Hard to Find an Endometriosis Specialist?
Why Is It So Hard to Find an Endometriosis Specialist?

If you're having trouble finding an experienced endometriosis specialist, you're not alone. If you're having trouble finding an experienced endometriosis specialist, you're not alone. An estimated one…

Responding to Covid-19
Responding to Covid-19

Dr. Seckin and Dr. Goldstein and the team at Seckin Endometriosis Center are here for you during this particularly difficult time. Our goal is to maintain your continuity of care while keeping you and…

How To Decide For The Right Endometriosis Specialist?
How To Decide For The Right Endometriosis Specialist?

Before you can be properly treated for endometriosis, you have to have the right endometriosis specialist, someone who knows the disease and who knows how to treat you the way you deserve. This page will…

Patient Day 2020: Live Your Best Life with Endo
Patient Day 2020: Live Your Best Life with Endo

As chair of EndoFound’s Patient Day 2020, I’m honored to invite you to an informative day of presentations and panels to help patients live their best life with endometriosis.  We put…

Dr. Karli Goldstein gives lecture at Yale School of Nursing
Dr. Karli Goldstein gives lecture at Yale School of Nursing

Endometriosis Foundation of America board member Dr. Karli Goldstein hosted a talk at the Yale School of Nursing on the importance of diagnosing endometriosis in its early stages. To an audience full…

Serin I Seckin, MD, is presenting at ASRM 2019 Congress
Serin I Seckin, MD, is presenting at ASRM 2019 Congress

Serin I Seckin, MD, is presenting on anti-mullerian hormone levels in women with ovarian endometriosis compared to women with peritoneal endometriosis at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine…

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