It can take on average 6 and a half years for those living with Endometriosis to be diagnosed.
You can only be diagnosed through surgical intervention.
Symptoms such as pain, cramping, bloating, fatigue and nausea cost Endo Warriors time, money and quality of life.
Direct Health Care Costs
Endometriosis costs on average $30 000
per Endo Warrior per year.
This does not include the cost to the Australian Health System.
In turn, Endometriosis costs Australia approximately
Please consider making a donation to Endometriosis Australia. Endometriosis Australia endeavours to increase recognition of endometriosis, provide endometriosis education programs, and help fund endometriosis research.
If you are currently living with endometriosis, consider checking out our research notice board.
2019 - Prevalence and incidence of endometriosis in Australian women: a data linkage cohort study
I Rowlands, J Abbott, G Montgomery, R Hockey, P Rogers, G Mishra
2019 - Endometriosis in Australia: Prevalence and Hospitalisations
2019 - The Cost of Illness and Economic Burden of Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain in Australia
M Armour, K Lawson, A Wood, C A Smith, J Abbott
*The amounts shown are an approximation based on research conducted in 2018.