If you’ve been diagnosed with uterine fibroids or endometriosis, or are concerned about symptoms you’re having, you probably have a lot of questions. We know that talking to your healthcare provider about this can be intimidating and you may not know how to start the conversation. Fortunately, there are resources to help you prepare.
Patient advocacy organizations have created resources to help you navigate conversations with your healthcare provider.
The Fibroid Foundation can help you start the discussion with your healthcare provider about your uterine fibroids diagnosis.
Explore The Fibroid Foundation Resource.
Endo Black, Inc. have compiled information to help with decision making when considering endometriosis management options.
Explore the Endo Black, Inc. resource.
HealthyWomen and The White Dress Project have combined forces to develop an informative resource to help you speak about uterine fibroids with your healthcare provider.
Explore HealthyWomen and The White Dress Project Resource.
The Endometriosis Foundation of America has information on choosing an endometriosis specialist, questions to ask about treatment, and how to prepare for an appointment.
Explore the Endometriosis Foundation resource.
Patient advocacy organizations in this space have created resources to educate the public about periods and support women and menstruators. Learn about what these organizations are doing to bring uterine health conditions to light.
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