Research suggests a genetic predisposition to endometriosis. Understanding familial links can contribute to better prevention and targeted treatments.
The theory of retrograde menstruation, where menstrual blood flows backward into the pelvic cavity, is a leading explanation for the development of endometriosis.
Immune System Dysfunction
Anomalies in the immune system may play a role in the persistence and progression of endometriosis. Exploring these factors can guide immunotherapy research.