Fibroids Are Not Color Blind

March 18, 2015

Over the years, researchers have examined the epidemiological connection between a wide variety of patient characteristics and the occurrence of uterine fibroids, seeking to identify risk factors. Age, weight, diet, geographic location, lifestyle factors like cigarette smoking, medical conditions, and   Read more…

Is a hysterectomy the only way to treat fibroids?

March 10, 2015

Depending on their size and number, uterine fibroids can cause symptoms that range from bothersome to severe. These benign tumors, which can grow in your uterine wall, inside your uterus or on the external portion of your uterus, are relatively   Read more…

Could fibroids be responsible for my heavy bleeding?

March 3, 2015

Ah, periods: one of the great joys of being a woman, right? (I’m kidding, obviously.) Bleeding for several days out of every month is generally inconvenient, often messy, and not at all fun… But it is a fact of life.   Read more…

Are large fibroids treated differently than small fibroids?

February 26, 2015

Uterine fibroids can develop in about 80 percent of women throughout the course of their lifetime. These fibroids often grow spontaneously without warning, and for some women the fibroids cause life-affecting symptoms that require medical treatment. When diagnosed with any   Read more…

Fibroids’ 5 Most Common Symptoms

January 6, 2015

Uterine fibroids are more common than you may think: various studies have shown the incidence of fibroids in women of reproductive age to be anywhere from 50%to more than 80%! That level of prevalence may seem surprising, given how little   Read more…

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