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Reduce fibroids pain through several fibroid treatment options
As any woman who has ever suffered from uterine fibroids can tell you, they can be extremely painful. In addition to symptoms like the need to urinate frequently, constipation, heavy menstrual bleeding, or prolonged menstrual periods, fibroids often cause pelvic pressure or pain, backaches, and leg pains. Sometimes this fibroid pain can become acute. Why […]

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fibroid symptoms
Fibroids are abnormal growths on or in the uterus; the tumors can vary in size from the very small to some that are large enough to distend the uterus itself. Most fibroids are benign and non-cancerous; however they can result in several physical problems including severe pain, heavy blood flow and even complications with pregnancy […]

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Pregnancy and Fibroids
A common issue that 20% to 40% of women encounter at least once in their lifetime is the growth of fibroids. Some demographics, particularly African-American women, are more likely to get fibroids. In fact, black women are three times more likely to experience fibroids and the growth of these benign tumors often occur earlier in life than […]

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Depression and Fibroids
Did your uterine fibroids bring on depression? If you are a woman living with uterine fibroids, one of the symptoms you may be experiencing is depression. While it is still unclear exactly what may be the causative link between the two conditions, enough women experience the two disabling conditions simultaneously to warrant further studies. Anywhere […]

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Overcoming Fibroids Women are resilient and powerful.  They endure the pains of childbirth, monthly menstruation, and a host of other conditions brought on simply by being a woman. Fibroids are no exception. Fibroids are common benign tumors of uterine origin that commonly develop as various sized single tumors or as grouped clusters. They occur mainly in pre-menopausal women. They […]

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Relationships and Fibroids
Uterine fibroids are a common issue that many women face at some point in their lives. While some races and groups of women are more likely to get fibroids, all women who have a uterus can get fibroids. While these tumors are normally benign, they can grow to be very big in terms of size. […]

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Birth Control Pills and Fibroids
Today, there are speculations and studies about what’s fact and what’s fiction concerning birth control pills and their affect on fibroids.  And the choice of treatment ranges from non-medical to major surgical procedures, depending on the severity of the condition. There are also several types of therapies using anti-inflammatory remedies to control the growth and […]

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Uterine Fibroid Embolization Making a decision to have a surgical procedure is never easy.  But if your uterine fibroids are causing heavy bleeding, fatigue, embarrassment in social situations, infertility and other symptoms, uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) should be a serious consideration. UFE is a minimally invasive option that can give you greater freedom and improve […]

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Fibroids are growths that appear on the uterus that range from so small they cannot be seen to large enough that they can obstruct the entire opening to the uterus. While they are noncancerous and are not associated with cancer risks, they can be extremely painful and have other negative effects on your health. Fibroid Types […]

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Uterine fibroids refer to growths in the uterus that typically develop during the childbearing years of a woman. These growths are noncancerous in nature, but can result in a substantial amount of pain as well as other negative side effects for a woman. Since uterine fibroids develop in the uterus, it should be fairly easy to predict […]

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A uterine fibroid refers to a growth in the uterus of a woman that is typically in her child-bearing years. While uterine fibroids are not cancerous, they can result in many negative side effects for a woman, such as severe pain. In some cases, uterine fibroids can also impact a woman’s fertility. As a result […]

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