Research shows a link between endometriosis and other health problems in women and their families. Some of these include:
- Allergies, asthma, and chemical sensitivities8
- Autoimmune diseases, in which the body's system that fights illness attacks itself instead like systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune thyroid disease, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, irritable bowel syndrome, and Addison’s disease.
- Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia