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For the majority of a woman’s reproductive life, the regularity of her menstrual cycle is closely associated to her well-being, while an irregular menstruation can often be a sign of abnormal activity in the body. In some instances, Uterine Fibroids are the cause of these abnormalities. For more information on the types of fibroids and […]

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The presence of fibroids commonly begins during a woman’s childbearing years. For women who are planning for a pregnancy and have fibroids, it is important to be regularly monitored by your OB/GYN for any signs of growth. Fortunately, in most instances, fibroids do not negatively interfere during a pregnancy. However, depending on the size of […]

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Imbalance of the hormones estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone can deeply affect women’s health. Each of these hormones has a direct relationship to the development of reproductive organs and cognitive functions, making it crucial to keep them in balance to ensure a productive and healthy life. Women who have experienced long-term imbalances may be at risk […]

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hormone therapy for fibroids
To reduce symptoms associated with uterine fibroids, certain hormone therapies may be suggested by your doctor. These types of medications target hormones that regulate the menstrual cycle, which treats heavy bleeding, pelvic pain, and disorders such as endometriosis; the abnormal tissue growth outside of the uterine lining. While hormone therapy in some instances, can also […]

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The article discusses the advantages of embolization as a non-surgical, non-invasive approach with several distinct advantages to fibroid patients.  Key benefits include ease, effectiveness and safety of the procedure. But a very significant difference, according to the Wall Street Journal, is embolization’s extremely quick recovery time. The fibroid patient can now avoid the life/work impact […]

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Fibroids are noncancerous tumors in the uterus that can cause abnormal bleeding. The hormones estrogen and progesterone stimulate their growth and when fibroids are large enough, they can cause discomfort and pain. Common sense says that when you stop having periods, chronic conditions of your female reproductive organs will also go away. But that isn’t […]

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This method is recommended only under certain circumstances. This method is for someone with fibroids and no symptoms, or symptoms that are minimal and/or manageable. The logic is that since some fibroids will disappear on their own or will cause only minimal symptoms, it is better not to undergo active treatment unless it is necessary. […]

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fibroids diet
When you live with fibroids (benign tumors growing in the uterus), you know the pain and discomfort that comes along with them. You may alter your diet while waiting for a permanent fibroid solution such as non-surgical fibroid embolization. Maintaining an attentive fibroids diet may not slow fibroid growth, but it will inspire healthier daily […]

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At some point, most of us will experience abdominal pain. Most causes of abdominal pain are not worrisome and can easily be diagnosed and treated. The following is not intended to diagnose or treat abdominal issues, but merely to familiarize you with common causes and related conditions. The Basics of Abdominal Pain The abdomen is […]

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Both endometriosis and fibroids have a role in menstrual irregularity and pelvic pain. They can present similar symptoms and can cause similar problems. And both are leading causes for a hysterectomy. But they are very different conditions. What is Endometriosis? The muscular walls of the uterus bear a lining called the endometrium. Every month, the […]

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Most women will develop fibroids during their life time. Typically, fibroids develop when a woman is in her thirties or forties. Today, many women are choosing to start their families later in life which is why understanding the relationship between fibroids and infertility is so important. Fibroids Many women who have fibroids are still able […]

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