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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 ... Read more A little fibroid embolization animation

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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 ... Read more What is Fibroid Embolization Infographic

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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. ... Read more Uterine Fibroid procedure risks spreading cancer

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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 ... Read more Can Birth Control Treat Fibroids?

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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 UFE, although uncommon, can sometimes occur. 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 the ovaries). This may be a result of non-target embolization of ... Read more Premature Menopause After UFE

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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 ... Read more Uterine Polyps vs. Fibroids

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