4 Truthful Endometriosis Memes to Make You Smile

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Endometriosis memes bring sunshine to an otherwise overcast diagnosis. Sometimes the best thing to do is to kick back, relax and laugh with the realization that you can SO relate to the same things your endo warrior sisters go through. After all, there are some similarities many of us face.

Welcome to Part II of the Meme Series about Endometriosis and Chronic Pain. For a topic that can be so serious, sad and draining you would think all was doom and gloom forever. On the contrary, sometimes it can feel so comforting knowing there is a whole group of women out there who completely understand your pain and all that accompanies it. You aren’t alone.

What is Endometriosis?

What is endometriosis? Basically, endometriosis is when cells grow outside of the uterus on the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes or elsewhere. While there can be a genetic component, other factors include immune and thyroid dysfunction, gut imbalances and nutritional deficiencies.

Symptoms

Some of the most common symptoms include massive pain during the period, irregular menstrual cycle, hormone imbalance, spotting, infertility and bloating. Endo belly and endo flare-up are common terms known by women in the endometriosis community because their occurrences are so common.

Prevalence

Roughly 1 in 10 women in the US have this condition with other countries reporting similar rates according to Endometriosis.net.

Diagnosis

Many women try for years to get a diagnosis explaining their symptoms. Laparoscopy is the only official way Western medicine has to diagnose this condition.

Awareness Month

It’s a problem for enough people to have a month dedicated to its awareness. March is Endometriosis Awareness Month.

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What are the Endometriosis Memes to Make You Smile?

A round-up of endometriosis memes that tell it like it is – sometimes the truth will make you wince with understanding and laugh with recognition. They say a picture says one thousand words. If you have a hard time explaining what your lived experience is like with endometriosis, maybe one of these will help.

I remember after realizing that I had endometriosis, stumbling upon endometriosis memes like these felt really comforting. I laughed so hard, grimaced a bit because thing were still hard, and laughed some more.

There are some levels of pain only a fellow endo warrior will understand. It wasn’t until my period pain went away for good that I realized just how much I had endured for so long. But through it all, I am still grateful not for the endometriosis but for the path I took trying to understand what was going on. It’s led me down a path of holistic healing and I never would have found it if it weren’t for my experiences with endo.

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Conclusion

Hopefully these endometriosis memes made your day. This series of memes related to endometriosis and chronic pain are a little reprieve in between the heavier research and education shared here.

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