The women who live with endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain have typically struggled for years to find a solution to end their pain. While every woman’s journey is unique, remaining silent while friends, family, and physicians reassuring them that their pain is normal is a common theme in all their stories.
The key to finding an answer starts with asking the right questions and seeking out a physician who takes the signs and symptoms of endometriosis seriously. These medical professionals should be endometriosis specialists with an individualized treatment plan for these women, including a surgical plan of action and follow-up care.
By sharing their stories, these women want to spread awareness about endometriosis in the hopes that other women won’t have to go through the same experiences they did.
As a child, Amanda possessed a passion for learning new things. Once Amanda reached her 11th birthday, her menstrual cycle began, causing intense pain that would last for a duration of 20 days out of every month by the time she turned 12.read more
The Gains of an Endo Athlete 25 October 2018 - Patient Stories "After 20+ years of fighting, you kind of don't get your hopes high for the next specialist." Endometriosis Patient Brandi Bacon Brandi, a 38-year-old endometriosis survivor, keeping in touch with the...read more
The adventure that accompanies a pain-free life is finally being lived out by Christine — a vivacious young woman who has experienced pelvic pain since she was 12-years-old.read more
Briana, a 21-year-old woman with an affinity for sports, basketball in particular, always looked forward to her time on the court. When a foreign, debilitating pain began to encroach on her athleticism during her high school years, she knew that something wasn’t right.read more
I came to your practice on the advice of a friend. A friend who had stolen my phone and set multiple alerts programmed to pop up loudly proclaiming, Call Dr. McGuirk! Have you made an appointment with Dr. McGuirk yet?read more
Lauren always lived an active lifestyle, running six miles a day and dancing on stage, until pelvic pain associated with endometriosis brought her life to a standstill. For the 22-year-old performing artist it was a hard pill to swallow.read more
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