Fibroid Treatment

Uterine fibroid tumors may affect up to 30% of women in their childbearing years, with the risk increasing with age. Formed in a woman's uterus, uterine fibroids may not always come with symptoms, but when symptoms are present, and especially…

Fibroid Tumor

A uterine fibroid tumor is a mass of tissue that grows in on or the uterus. Although these tumors can grow quite large and cause health problems, they are usually not cancerous. It is not known exactly what causes a fibroid tumor to develop,…

When Is Treatment for Fibroids Necessary?

Uterine fibroids are benign growths in the uterus that generally occur in 20% of women over 30 years of age, and are usually completely harmless.  Fibroids growing prior to that age are rare, and almost never occur in women who are not yet…

Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids

<p>Uterine fibroids are extremely variable from woman to woman. In some women they cause pain and heavy bleeding, others are asymptomatic. They can develop on the inside or outside of the uterus. Fibroids sometime interfere with pregnancy,…

Who Should I Talk To About Treating Fibroids?

Fibroids offer an unusually high amount of treatment options in comparison to some diseases, thus making the question "Who should I talk to about treating fibroids?" more complicated than questions about certain other health issues. Discussion…

How To Relieve the Symptoms of Fibroids

Although they affect at least 25 percent of all women, there is unfortunately not a whole lot of research dedicated to uterine fibroids and their treatment. These growths, which tend to develop along the uterus wall during a woman's childbearing…

Fibroid Treatment – Garza Leal et al. Study

The Acessa System uses ultrasound-guided radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation, which has been used in many other medical specialties such as cardiovascular surgery, orthopedics, general surgery, and neurosurgery because of the life-improving…

How To Treat Fibroids

A physician can offer guidance for how to treat fibroids. If no symptoms occur treatment isn’t necessary. A woman’s fibroids will tend to shrink during menopause. Her physician will watch the fibroids for changes to track symptoms and growths.…

Fibroid Tumors – What Are They?

They vary in size from microscopic to the size of a grapefruit. Uterine fibroid tumors are usually diagnosed during a routine pelvic exam. Their exact cause is unknown but there are several contributing factors. What are fibroid tumors caused…