Dr.Seckin's Endometriosis Blog


Students Attend 6th Annual Medical Conference

To help fulfill our mission of educating the medical community, the EndoFound offered scholarships for medical students to attend this year’s sixth annual Medical Conference. Hailing from five different…

Naming What Hurts You Most: The…

In honor of Endometriosis Awareness Month, Padma Lakshmi and Dr. Tamer Seckin, Co-Founders of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, spoke at a powerful public event, at the 92nd Street Y in NYC, to…

#efaontoday - Endometriosis Awareness Turning Today…

March 5, 2015, New York, NY – Join the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) as part of "Worldwide EndoMarch" on March 28th as they turn the TODAY Show Plaza yellow to spread the word about…

Dr. Seckin is presenting his own…

Dr. Seckin will be presenting a lecture titled, “Blue Contrast Techniques for Visualizing Subtle Endometriosis, Controversy or Fact?” during the endometriosis session of the The International…

Dianna’s story: The Importance of Excision

By 2004, Dianna knew that something wasn’t right. She was in her 30’s and her period pain was getting worse and worse. Around the time of her period, she wouldn’t even be able to sit…

Endometriosis Guide to Thanksgiving

Endometriosis cannot be put on hold because the holidays are here. The daily struggles of pain, bloating, fatigue and gastrointestinal issues that some patients struggle with often exacerbate what can…

5 Red Flags of Endometriosis that…

I recently went to Washington D.C. to work with RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, to participate in their annual Advocacy Day. I got to meet and speak with women from all over the country…

Kyota's Story

Dear Dr. Seckin, Words cannot explain the endearment that I have in my heart for you and your staff. The love, patience, and serenity that I experienced while under your care. I am a 35-year-old African…

Live Event: Surgical Management of Endometriosis…

Be sure to watch this exciting webcast featuring Dr. Tamer Seckin on SurgeryU HD on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 9am PT / 12noon ET.  The audience will have the opportunity to see removal…

Maria's Story

My name is Maria and I live in NYC. I'm 37-years old, and a speech, language and hearing pathologist with a dream of one day becoming a physicians assistant. I got my first period at age 13. However,…

Candie's Testimonial

Candie’s period was miserable. From the moment it started, her severe pain got worse and worse with every passing year.  About 4 or 5 years after her first period, Candie noticed that her ovaries…

Elisa's Testimonial

My name is Elisa and I am 32 years old.  I work as a nurse at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  I was not diagnosed with Endometriosis until May of 2014 when I came to see Dr. Seckin.…

EFA’s ROSE Project tackles cause and…

Thanks to the Endometriosis Foundation of America’s ROSE project, exciting things are happening for endometriosis patients at the North Shore LIJ Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. …

Train Concert Raises $1.5 Million for…

Tony-award winning actress Laura Benanti emcees event; Endometriosis Foundation of America, co-founded by Tamer Seckin, MD, and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi present fellowship award MANHASSET, N.Y., July…

Carlene’s Story

I am a 44-year-old female. I was experiencing irregular periods, with heavy hemorrhaging for about a year. Considering my age, I assumed I was going through the onset of menopause. However, aside from…

Hobby Lobby Vs. Endometriosis Patients

The latest Supreme Court decision will leave some endometriosis patients in a lurch, as their employers decide what medication patients can and cannot have based on religious beliefs, leaving yet more…

ENDOSTRONG Patient of the Week:Evelyn's Story

Evelyn’s period was horrible from the first time she had it. From the ages of 12-17, Evelyn experienced horrific cramps that were so bad, they once caused her to pass out at school. Her gynecologists…

Tamara’s Story

Tamara apologized for being a little late to our interview. She had been enjoying the nice weather and ended up taking a 7-mile walk instead of the shorter one she planned. Tamara loves to walk and be…

Parenting with Endometriosis

I always get incredibly emotional in the spring around Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. For so many years, as my husband and I battled infertility, those holidays would bring us more sadness…

Battling Endometriosis Behind Enemy Lines: A…

Paige endured her first vaginal ultrasound in an emergency room at the age of 14. She got her period at age 11, and as a freshman in high school, she started having intense ovarian pain. The ultrasound…

Managing the quality of your life:…

When endometriosis enters your life, things change. Big time. There will be good changes and bad changes you will have to learn to deal with. What makes it possible to stay positive and see things in…

Thoughts on Mother's Day

As a surgeon who specializes in treating endometriosis, Mother’s Day is bittersweet for me, and it is a day that is emotionally charged for the 1 in 10 women affected by this disease.Like so many…

Dr. Tamer Seckin Opens National Dialogue…

In response to Dr. Drew's remarks regarding endometriosis on his radio show Loveline with Dr. Drew and Mike on Thursday, April 24th, Dr. Drew invited Dr. Seckin to be a guest on The Dr. Drew Podcast last…

Response to Dr. Drew

I’m Dr Seckin, founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America. You are all aware of the unfortunate comments made by Dr. Drew regarding women who suffer with the disease of endometriosis.…

 < 1 23 4 5 >