A woman holding her abdomen in pain.

How many people are affected by or at risk for endometriosis?

Endometriosis is most common in women in their 30s and 40s,1 but it can affect any female who menstruates.

Citations

  1. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. (2011). Endometriosis. Retrieved December 10, 2015, from http://www.acog.org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq013.ashx External Web Site Policy
  2. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. (2010). Management of endometriosis (Practice Bulletin No. 114). Obstetrics & Gynecology, 116(1), 223–236.
  3. Treloar, S. A., Bell, T. A., Nagle, C. M., Purdie, D. M., & Green, A. C. (2010). Early menstrual characteristics associated with subsequent diagnosis of endometriosis. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 202, 534.e1–534.e6.

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