If you've been diagnosed with endometriosis, you may be nervous to participate in activities that could exacerbate your symptoms. The good news is that many types of exercise are safe with endometriosis and can even help reduce inflammation, increase the release of endorphins, and alleviate fatigue and grogginess.

What is endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a chronic reproductive condition characterized by the growth of uterine tissue, called endometrium, outside the uterus—most often in other reproductive organs, such as the fallopian tubes and ovaries. However, in severe cases, it can affect organs outside the reproductive system.

It can cause intense pain and excessively heavy bleeding during your period, as well as infertility.

While most symptoms from endometriosis are contained to the reproductive system