Endometriosis, Menstruation, Women's Health

Endometriosis: How advocacy, awareness and algorithms could shorten the long wait for diagnosis and treatment

Endometriosis affects an estimated 200 million people worldwide. Despite its prevalence, those living with the disease often wait an average of 7.5 years between start of symptoms and diagnosis. This delay is due to a variety of reasons, including medical dismissal, a low prioritization of the condition and its overall misrepresentation in research funding, policy and media.