Endometriosis is a painful disorder in which the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus grows outside the uterus. It most commonly involves the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and the tissue lining the pelvis, and it can sometimes spread beyond pelvic organs.
The primary symptom of endometriosis is pelvic pain, and it is often associated with the menstrual period. Even though many women experience cramping during menstruating, women with endometriosis describe menstrual pain that is much, much worse than usual, and they even report that the pain increases over time.
These women revealed for BuzzFeed what they want everyone to know about their struggle, and you can scroll down and check it out for yourself: