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FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Common questions asked about Endometriosis. We are currently re-organizing the questions and will update soon.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

WHAT IS ENDOMETRIOSIS?

Endometriosis [en-doh-mee-tree-oh-sis] (also referred to as “endo”) is a chronic disease that affects approximately 176 million women worldwide – that equates to 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years (ie. usually between 15 and 49 years)

Tiny particles that are similar to the lining of the uterus, somehow find their way into the pelvic area. These particles behave similarly to the lining of the uterus (endometrium), which is how this disease got its name.

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MEDICAL QUESTIONS

WHAT CAUSES ENDOMETRIOSIS?

There has been much speculation over the years regarding the cause of Endometriosis. There however isn’t anything definitive. You may view the different theories here.

B.A.S.E. FOUNDATION QUESTIONS

WHEN WAS THE FOUNDATION STARTED?

The Shauna Fuller Clarke’s B.A.S.E. Foundation was started on March 1, 2013 by Shauna Fuller Clarke, Ricardo Clarke and Sonia Fuller.