The cause of endometriosis remains unknown, but there is a chronic inflammatory process linked to the disease. Different studies indicate that it may be due to genetic, environmental and immunological factors, among others, but there is no scientific evidence linking the disease with emotional or psychological disorders.
Is it possible that endometriosis occurs due to emotional or psychological causes?
By Sara Salgado B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 01/03/2017
Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Master's Degree in Human Assisted Reproduction from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Certificate of University Expert in Genetic Diagnosis Techniques from the University of Valencia (UV).