Supporting A Loved One Who Has Endometriosis

The following episode is an excerpt from The Endometriosis Summit 2021. The Endometriosis Summit is a 3 day patient and practitioner meeting about endometriosis and its related conditions. I Love Someone With Endometriosis lifts a veil of endometriosis- everyone around the person with endometriosis is affected by the disease.

Guest hosted by Casey Berna, MSW, a social worker and endometriosis advocate who specializes in endometriosis. Casey was also the Scientific Director of The Endometriosis Summit: Fertility Fare, held October 2020. Brandon Johnson, LSW joins as well. Johnson is a social worker who specializes in male infertility. From Canada, Emma Weiland and her mother Deb Weiland join to discuss how endometriosis affected the mother-daughter relationship. Claudia Campbell of Endo Fierce and her husband talk about their journey with endometriosis. The incomparable Les Hendersen, Founder and Director of Endo Queer and Les’s partner Kristen round out the panel and speak their truth as only Les can. Dr. Sallie Sarrel is your host.

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