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Endometriosis (1,258 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Hormone Imbalance
66% (436)
Genetics
64% (423)
Emotional stress
59% (316)
Weak immune system
50% (412)
Elevated estrogen levels
45% (410)
Physical stress
48% (302)
Surgical scarring
39% (380)
Family history
55% (192)
Started with first period
44% (245)
Caffeine
32% (394)
Dairy products
32% (395)
Coming off birth control
31% (415)
Sugar
28% (381)
Never having given birth
36% (188)
Alcohol
24% (396)
Red meats
22% (399)
Retroverted uterus
23% (357)
Retrograde menstruation
32% (187)
Allergic reactions to foods
21% (393)
Xenoestrogens (industrially made compounds that disrupt endrocrine system)
23% (290)
Tampons
21% (337)
After pregnancy
20% (393)
Trauma
18% (346)
Dioxins
16% (361)
Hormonal allergies
16% (365)
High Fructose Corn Syrup in foods/drinks
15% (382)
Soy
16% (346)
Birth defect of uterus causing back flow menses
12% (353)
Change in hormonal birth control method
17% (198)
Intercourse during menses
15% (219)
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)
13% (286)
Smoking (cigarettes)
11% (322)
Miscarriage
11% (242)
Gluten Intolerance
25% (68)
Cesarean Section
11% (219)
Botched laparoscopic surgery
9% (268)
D&C, Cone, LEEP surgery
8% (386)
Tubal Ligation
7% (244)
Virus/ HPV
7% (266)
Pelvic infection
8% (180)
Lupron
6% (266)
Use of Birth Control Pills / Synthetic Hormones
47% (15)
Undiagnosed hashimoto's or Hypothyroidism
33% (21)
Celiac Disease
6% (176)
Burst appendix
4% (371)
Miscarriage drug given to mother when pregnant
3% (365)
Accutane
4% (224)
Iodine deficiency
23% (22)
Lyme Disease
2% (363)
Mercury fillings
33% (9)
Diet pills and diuretics
4% (114)
HRT
4% (56)

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