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You have around a 30 percent chance of cultivating a degenerating fibroid in your body if you are a woman over the age of 30. Here are some of the facts that you need to know about this condition so that you can return to form as quickly as possible. What are the Symptoms That I […]

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Private researchers agree with government-sponsored research: Fibroids are almost three times as likely to occur in the bodies of African-American women than in any other race of woman in the United States. To what social or medical phenomenon we owe this statistic? The truth is that the overwhelming prevalence of fibroids in African-American women likely comes from […]

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A uterine fibroid (recognized medically as a leiomyoma or myoma) is a noncancerous growth of smooth muscle and connective tissue. Fibroids originate from the thick wall of the uterus and are categorized by where they grow. Uterine fibroids are very common in women, with as many as 75% experiencing them at some period in their […]

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A uterine fibroid (recognized medically as a leiomyoma or myoma ) is a noncancerous growth of smooth muscle and connective tissue. Fibroids originate from the thick wall of the uterus and are categorized by where they grow. Uterine Fibroids Symptoms Uterine Fibroids are very common in women, with as many as 75% experiencing them at […]

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Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that grow on or around the uterus. There are several different types of fibroids, such as subserosal, intramural, and submucosal. These different types are defined primarily by where they grow in the uterus. These can be very painful and can cause a variety of fibroid symptoms. Many women, however, don’t […]

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Knowing the difference between uterine polyps and fibroids can help you to determine the severity of potential uterine growths. To begin with, let’s define both uterine polyps and fibroids — what are they? Uterine Polyps In the uterus, thickly-grown tissues may produce polyps on the uterine lining (also known as the endometrium).  Premenopausal women typically […]

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Some women who may be suffering from pain in their pelvic areas may learn that the problem is either endometriosis or uterine fibroids.  Some of the symptoms for each of these conditions are similar or even the same, but there are differences. What is Endometriosis? The muscular walls of the uterus have a lining called […]

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Uterine fibroids are benign growths that develop in the wall of the uterus. These growths affect roughly three out of four women, according to the Mayo Clinic. While these growths do not always cause symptoms, several treatment options are available for women who do experience discomfort or other complications. The following questions about fibroids are […]

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Do You Have Uterine Fibroids? Fibroids are non-cancerous growths in the uterus, and are more common than one would think.  For example, many people do not know that fibroids frequently occur in women during their child-bearing years, and some studies suggest that between 20 and 80 percent of women will get fibroids in their lifetime. […]

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Whether you’ve been diagnosed with a Uterine Fibroid, or your doctor suspects you have one, no one likes to hear that word “tumor.” Its probably why doctors usually leave that word out when discussing the presence of a fibroid tumor. But, if you’ve heard fibroid or fibroid tumor, you’re probably searching the internet for more information. […]

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