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Questioning whether embolization is right for you? No problem! Many other women , like you, are looking into whether embolization can help treat their fibroid problem. I recently found out that I have 3 fibroids, the biggest being 5 cm, the second a little bigger than 3 cm and the third a little bigger than […]

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Fibroid treatment costs exceed $21 billion a year. Learn about the most cost effective and viable treatment options available to women suffering from troublesome fibroids. Uterine Fibroid Embolization was back in the spotlight in a recent NY Times article. Author Jane Brody gave a candid account of the experience of a close friend having trouble […]

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Having questions about whether or not UFE is the procedure for you? Read on to find out how UFE has helped many and may also be the right option for you. I am a 30 year old, African American female in her child bearing years. I am scheduled to have the UFE procedure soon, but […]

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Learning about the small risk of premature menopause that can occur after a uterine fibroid embolization. What causes premature menopause after an embolization? The mechanism concerning premature menopause following embolization is uncertain; however, there are a number of factors that may play a role in premature menopause. Premature menopause happens when menopause occurs before the […]

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Do you have fibroids and use birth control pills? Read how contraceptive use may or may not be a benefit to your health. Do birth control pills help fibroids grow? Thus far, epidemiological evidence from cohort studies show no association between the use of oral contraceptives and risk of uterine fibroids. There is speculation, however, […]

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Find out what role your diet plays in fibroid growth. Eating healthy may pay off in more ways than one! Can diet help shrink fibroids or keep them from forming or growing larger? As a part of any good health regimen, a healthy diet combined with moderate exercise may decrease the risk of fibroid development.  […]

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Are you at risk for uterine fibroids if it runs in your family? The Fibroid Treatment Collective answers patient questions. Should I be concerned about fibroids if I have a family history? Research suggests that having a family history of fibroids may increase your risk of inheriting this growth.  According to a number of clinical […]

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Radiologist vs. Gynocologist: Which is more qualified to perform UFE? Find out now! Is it common for a radiologist to perform a UAE/UFE as opposed to an OB/GYN? Because the procedure requires specific training in radiology, the procedure is often carried out by an interventional radiologist, while a gynecologist handles the pre /post procedural examinations and follow-up. However, […]

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Embolization has helped many women recover from painful and uncomfortable symptoms. Find out how embolization can shrink or eradicate fibroids of all sizes. My fibroid is the size of a six month pregnancy. Is embolization a good procedure for huge fibroids? The embolization procedure is an optimal alternative for fibroids of all sizes. UFE (Uterine […]

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Can menopause cause your fibroids to disappear? Find out if and how the changes in your body during menopause can be of benefit to you. I’m 53 years old. I’ve been told that with menopause, the fibroids go away. Is this true? The hormones estrogen and progesterone appear to be leading factors in the growth […]

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Have to travel to receive Dr. McLucas’ services? No problem! Find out what little time you’ll need to dedicate to the the UFE process and procedures. I live outside of the US. How much time would I need in order to get all the tests, the procedure and follow-up? Generally speaking, you should plan a […]

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