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The connection between birth control and endometriosis

The Connection Between Birth Control and Endometriosis

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women of reproductive age. It can impact all aspects of life and overall well-being in severe cases. The search for a cure continues, but treatments are available to help manage your symptoms. Birth control therapy is one option that targets the same factors involved in the development and progression of … Read more

Diagnosing Endometriosis

Diagnosing Endometriosis

Every March, Endometriosis Awareness Month takes place worldwide to increase awareness and highlight the symptoms and other important information about this chronic condition. In honor of the approximately 200 million individuals living with endometriosis (endo), we want to talk about ways to diagnose it and how clinical research studies are helping improve care options. What … Read more

February 11th is International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers are the fastest-growing segment of jobs. Employers struggle to find available talent, yet women continue to be excluded from participating fully in science. International Day of Women and Girls in Science (IDWGIS) is on February 11. It is a day to celebrate the accomplishments of women in science … Read more

Leave endometriosis pain in 2021

Leave Endometriosis Pain in 2021

If you suffer from endometriosis you know that a flare-up can be excruciating to experience. The onset of an endo flare is different for everyone as several things can trigger it. Identifying your triggers can help reduce flares and leave endometriosis pain in 2021. Endometriosis Pain and Other Symptoms Endometriosis affects approximately 11% of American … Read more

Understand all the pieces of sexual health

All Aspects of Sexual Health Matter.

Sexual Health Awareness Month is celebrated annually during September and attempts to break down social and cultural taboos associated with sexuality. It also promotes a positive association surrounding sexual health worldwide to create an understanding that sexual health isn’t just physical. All aspects of sexual health matter. Here’s why. Sexual Health Awareness Month Sexual Health … Read more

Participate in clinical trials with confidence

Participate in Clinical Trials with Confidence

World Patient Safety Day takes place on September 17th. The focus is to promote global actions to enhance patient safety and reduce patient harm. It is also the perfect opportunity for educating our communities about the importance of clinical trials and the measures taken to ensure patient safety. In turn, individuals can gain the necessary … Read more

Researching and end to endometriosis

Researching an End to Endometriosis

Endometriosis affects approximately 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years worldwide. Surprisingly, most women lack a diagnosis until their 30s and 40s. The impact of pain and fertility can interfere with daily life. Medical advances have improved options, but there is still a long road ahead to solve underdiagnosis and treatment difficulties. Seattle Clinical … Read more

Find out which birth control is for you

What Makes a Birth Control Pill the Best Fit for You?

Birth control pills are an affordable and effective way to prevent pregnancy, and they can have many other benefits. Once you have decided on pills out of the many options for birth control, the next step is to navigate the various types of pills available.  Keep reading to find out more about the different types, … Read more

Learn more about endometriosis awareness month

Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. About one out of every ten women in the United States is affected by endometriosis. However, lack of education and awareness too often results in this condition being misdiagnosed or missed altogether. There is a movement on the horizon to change that. Along with EndoMarch and other organizations, this global movement is … Read more

Lean about the evolution of birth control

The Evolution of Birth Control

Prior to the mid-twentieth century, the availability of birth control choices was quite limited. Thanks to the work of clinical research and the determined efforts of women’s rights advocates, you’d be surprised at the variety of birth control choices available today. Whether you are planning to start a family soon, or ten years down the … Read more