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If you’ve tried other fibroid treatment methods that were unsuccessful, Uterine Fibroid Embolization can be a plausible option after other treatments have presented unsuccessful. I had a myomectomy in 2008. I am again bleeding heavy. I know it’s the fibroids that have grown. Can I do Uterine Fibroid Embolization at this point. Even after a […]

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Finding the right bra can be difficult, if not frustrating. Here are a few tips to help you with your bra hunting process. Bras are necessities, especially during exercise and activities, to avoid back problems and sagging breasts. Nearly 80% of women are wearing the wrong bra size, whether it is a cup size too […]

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Although controversial, the HPV vaccination has been proven effective toward the prevention of cervical and other types of cancer among young women. The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States and is the leading cause of cervical cancer. The CDC reports that nearly 14 million people become […]

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Uterine fibroid embolization is performed by highly trained radiologists and physicians. Learn more about the importance gynecologists have in the process and the advantages of having one doctor qualified to do it all. Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE), also referred to as Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE), is a non-surgical fibroid treatment designed to block the flow […]

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Click inside to read up on a recent study linking Vitamin D benefits to decreased uterine fibroid issues. According to a new study in the May issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology, women with adequate levels of vitamin D are less likely to develop uterine fibroids than those with insufficient levels. Uterine fibroids are […]

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Dealing with decreased libido? You are not alone! Read on to find out more about this issue and what you can do to battle the issue. A woman’s desire for sex is based on a complex interaction of many components affecting intimacy, including physical well-being, emotional well-being, experiences, beliefs, lifestyle and hormones. Learn what plays […]

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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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Click inside to learn more about what happens to your periods after the uterine fibroid embolization procedure. Will I still have menstrual periods after I have the embolization procedure? Generally speaking, approximately 95% of women will continue to have menstrual periods after Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE). Roughly 5% of women in one study did enter […]

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Interested in learning about the benefits of UFE and how they may serve as an option over traditional surgeries? Click inside to learn more! Even after a myomectomy, Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) can still be a plausible option for fibroid treatment. Many women who have tried myomectomy and witnessed re-growth in their fibroids look to […]

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