Pop singer Halsey is proof that even if you do seek medical attention, sometimes, endometriosis can go undiagnosed.
After being diagnosed with both PCOS and endometriosis, Jaime King, 37, was faced with the very real possibility that she couldn't have children.
Lena Dunham has been very vocal in how her endometriosis diagnosis changed her life (she not only endured physical pain, but was emotionally aggrieved for years by the debilitating condition before she was treated for it).
Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Daisy Ridley was diagnosed with endometriosis at just 15 years old. Now 24, she is actively encourages women of all ages to seek medical help if they feel something isn't right.
According to Endometriosis New Zealand, the pain endometriosis produces is enough for young girls to have to stay home from school, and women to stay home from work.
- Pelvic and ovulation pain
- Nausea and fatigue
- Painful periods, and pain during sex
- Pain in your lowerback and legs
- Bowel and bladder symptoms
- Premenstrual syndrome (or, what is commonly known as PMS)