Endometriosis Facts & Figures

  • More than 10% of people who menstruate are affected by endometriosis

  • It currently takes on average 8 years to diagnose

  • The causes are unknown

  • There is no cure, neither hormone treatments, surgery, pregnancy, or a hysterectomy can always cure endometriosis

  • The condition can recur post treatment

  • Up to 50% of those diagnosed may experience fertility problems

  • Treatments are limited

  • Specialist doctors are hard to come by

  • Diagnosis is invasive

  • Endometriosis is not a cancer. It is not infectious or contagious.