Fibroids’ Psychological Toll

Fibroids hurt. The pain isn’t just physical: the psychological toll that comes with symptomatic fibroids is profound. In a 2014 study on the emotional impact of fibroids, researchers at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine surveyed 48 women who had   Read more…

How Fibroids Affect Fertility

For women of childbearing age who are diagnosed with Uterine Fibroids, a common concern is how fibroids will impact their fertility. Fortunately, the incidence of infertility occurring as a direct result of fibroids is low. While research has shown that   Read more…

Why Fibroids Are Everyone’s Problem

April 21, 2015

Uterine fibroids, benign pelvic tumors that are also known as leiomyomas, are a nightmare for more than just the millions of women who endure the condition’s symptoms: the U.S. healthcare system also feels the pain. A 2011 study by Cardozo   Read more…

What are the steps to fibroid removal with Acessa?

April 15, 2015

Uterine fibroids can cause a lot of discomfort, including pelvic pain, frequent urination and even heavy menstruation. For some women, continuous problems with fibroids can mean having to undergo major, invasive inpatient fibroid surgery. Luckily there is hope. With the   Read more…

What are common methods of fibroid removal?

March 25, 2015

Fibroids are tumors or lumps of smooth tissue that grow outside or within the uterine wall of women. Most fibroids are non-cancerous, but they can cause bloating, pelvic pain, difficulty urinating and constipation. Some women may also experience heavy bleeding   Read more…

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