Endometriosis: 8 Celebrities Who Have Been Very Open With Their Struggle


You know who is afflicted with Endometriosis?  Approximately five million women in the United States, that’s who. And among those five million, there are of course a handful of celebrities from A-listers to reality stars.

The malady that can “include extreme abdominal and/or lower back pain, digestive problems, and in some cases infertility. Menstrual bleeding and cramps are often heavier and more severe in women with endometriosis.”

And many a celeb has taken their struggle public with talking about their issues, infertility, and treatments that they have undergone. So who is has given not just a voice but a famous face to Endometriosis. Check out these 8 ladies who have battled the disease, who had issues conceiving, who may have issues and those who give other women hope with their successful pregnancies.

  • Jillian Michaels 1 of 8
    Jillian Michaels
  • Padma Lakshmi 2 of 8
    Padma Lakshmi
Tia Mowry 3 of 8
Tia Mowry
Julianne Hough 4 of 8
Julianne Hough
Lacey Schwimmer 5 of 8
Lacey Schwimmer
  • Whoopi Goldberg 6 of 8
    Whoopi Goldberg
    Has been very open about her struggle with Endometriosis, giving speeches and support to the cause.
  • Susan Sarandon 7 of 8
    Susan Sarandon
    Susan Sarandon has given passionate speeches in support to more awareness to Endometriosis.
  • Karen Duffy 8 of 8
    Karen Duffy
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