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As you probably already know, fibroid embolization is a quick and easy way to relieve fibroid symptoms, but we still wanted to share this short animation we made. Hope you enjoy! Here is the direct link to the video on YouTube (Stop Uterine Fibroids) in case you would like to share it with your friends https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lb6gl3IrIUk […]

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What is Fibroid Embolization
Uterine artery embolization is a non-invasive, non-surgical, out-patient procedure. It is performed under local anesthetic with sedation and has a quick recovery time. We’ve created the following infographic to help explain what fibroid embolization is and how it is done. We hope you find this informative and helpful. Please share with your friends and family […]

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Menstrual Facts & Myths
Fact: there is such a thing as too much bleeding. For both adolescents and premenopausal women, heavy bleeding that requires changing a pad or tampon more than every 2-3 hours, or periods that go on past 7 days can mean something is wrong. For many women and teens this can be regulated through birth control, […]

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Exercise- Fibroids
It is no secret that regular exercise can have a positive effect on your health, most commonly for diabetes and obesity prevention. Yet, exercise can have wider ranging effects than just burning extra calories. It can boost endorphins, the brain chemicals that cause a happy mood, strengthen your heart and cardiovascular system, and even help […]

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Power Morcellator Illustration
A device called a laparoscopic power morcellator, which many doctors have used to remove uterine fibroids, has sparked furious debate in the medical community. Why? WSJ’s Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer. This is a great animation explaining details about power morcellators and their usage to remove Uterine Fibroids. Click the “View Article” button below to watch. […]

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Fibroids in Black Women
Fibroids affect more than 40% of women, occurring 3 times more in black women. In fact, studies show that fibroids actually occur more frequently and at younger ages in black women than in women of any other race. For many of these women, younger onset and larger fibroids can lead to very severe symptoms of […]

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birth control and fibroids
Often birth control pills are prescribed to help women cope with heavy and painful periods. But what about using birth control as a treatment for the pain, pressure, and bleeding caused by uterine fibroids? Birth Control Help Ease Symptoms of Fibroids Birth control pills can decrease the heaviness of the flow and help with symptoms. Because fibroids […]

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Diet Drink Health Concerns
There are many of us who opt for the “diet” version of all our favorite soft drinks. We might even think these diet drinks are healthier compared to its sugary counterpart. However, new studies are showing that these diet drinks are associated to heart problems especially for older women. A study was conducted on women […]

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During Fibroid Awareness Week, Dr. Bruce McLucas, founder of the Fibroid Treatment Collective, talked with Jean Martirez of Fox News about symptoms of fibroids, diagnosis and uterine fibroid embolization as a non-surgical treatment option.  

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Menopause after UAE, although uncommon, can sometimes occur. Find out what factors can bring about menopause after UAE inside. There are a number of factors that play a role in premature menopause, which occurs in women before the age of 40. At times, premature menopause may be caused by premature ovarian failure (abnormal functioning of […]

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Polyps and fibroids can share many of the same symptoms and can be confused for one another. Read inside to learn more about what factors distinguish the two growths. Fibroids and polyps are benign (non-cancerous) uterine growths —tissue enlargement in a woman’s uterus. While they may be benign, they can also cause problems such as […]

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