When is Treatment for Fibroids Necessary?

Symptoms Requiring Fibroid Treatment When heavy bleeding, clotting, and extended menstruation happens as a result of fibroids, it can leave patients homebound for days. Anemia is often a consequence and can result in tiredness, syncope, and…

5 Benefits of outpatient fibroid treatment

Minimally invasive Fibroids can be removed through a form of minimally invasive, laparoscopic outpatient surgery that uses radiofrequency ablation. Laparoscopic surgery is often called "band aid surgery" because it consists of only two tiny…

Fibroids and Cancer | The Cancer Risks of Fibroids in the Uterus

Do Fibroids in the Uterus Increase Cancer Risks? The word 'tumor' evokes feelings of fear largely because it is commonly associated with cancer. However, the majority of tumors are benign and unlikely to spread by metastases. This does not…

Uterine Fibroid | How Common are Fibroids of the Uterus

Uterine Fibroids are More Common Than You Think Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths that appear within the uterus, often during a woman's childbearing years. Although the diagnosis may sound scary, it's actually very common and there…

Symptoms of Fibroids | Learn the Telltale Signs of Uterine Fibroids

Learn the Telltale Symptoms of Fibroids The wall of your uterus, or the myometrium, is made of smooth, muscular tissue, which is strong enough to support the weight of a baby and the amniotic fluid supporting the new life among other things.…

Fibroid Pain | Options for Uterine Fibroid Pain Relief

Managing Fibroid Pain: Your Options for Pain Relief and Treatment Uterine fibroids, also known as myomas, fibromyomas and leiomyomas, are small growths that occur in and on the muscle tissue of your uterus. They can be so small they cannot…

Fibroids and Hysterectomies | Alternatives to a Hysterectomy

Fibroids of the Uterus and Hysterectomies: What You Need to Know Doctors don't fully understand why many women develop a condition called uterine fibroids, where tumors develop within the uterus. What is known though is that the tumors are…

What are the symptoms of fibroid tumors?

Ask any woman who has experienced the symptoms of uterine fibroid tumors, and she will tell you what a toll it can take on your everyday life, making simple daily activities almost impossible to perform. That’s why it is important to understand…

How To Treat Fibroids

Data shows that more than 70% of women1 have uterine fibroids sometime during their lives, but most are unaware of them because they often cause no symptoms. In these cases fibroids usually don't need to be treated at all. However, in some cases…