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Knowing your body is important. Knowing what your body is telling you is also important. Learn some of the bodily alarms that your body may sound of to let you know that your sexual health is in danger. Our bodies often have a way of letting us know when something is amiss. Don’t ignore these […]

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Endometriosis is a female health disorder that occurs when cells from the lining of the uterus grow in other areas of the body. This can lead to pain, irregular bleeding, and problems becoming pregnant. Every month, a woman’s ovaries produce hormones that tell the cells lining the uterus to swell and get thicker. The body […]

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My mother had a complete hysterectomy at 45 because of fibroids. My sister also recently had a hysterectomy. She only had 1 fibroid but she said that she couldn’t stand the symptoms of her fibroids. Now I am facing the same problem. Is this a hereditary? As far as research has shown, fibroids are not […]

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I think I may have abnormal menstrual bleeding, but what does it consist of and can fibroids be causing this problem for me? You may be experiencing abnormal uterine bleeding if you change pads or tampons more often than every one or two hours, or having a period that lasts over seven days. Uterine bleeding […]

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Want to avoid the hormonal swings associated with traditional fibroid surgeries? Look to UFE! Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) is a non-surgical procedure that cuts off the blood supply to the fibroids. The procedure does not include the ovaries in the process, which means that the ovaries are often not affected by the procedure. There are […]

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Does a fibroid equal cancer? Read on to learn the relationship between the two and how fibroids can be treated successfully. A rapid increase in fibroid size has been thought to be associated with malignancy (sarcoma). Fortunately, this does not seem to be the case. Leiomyosarcoma, the malignancy that sounds similar to fibroids (leiomyomata), is […]

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Think you have fibroids? Learn what procedures will allow you to find out for certain. Your doctor may find that you have fibroids during your regular pelvic exam to check your uterus, ovaries, and vagina. In the midst of this process, a doctor can usually feel the fibroid with their fingers during an ordinary pelvic […]

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Fibroids and Sex Life

You’re experiencing fibroid symptoms and Valentines Day is just around the corner. In the spirit of love, apply some of that good ‘ol tender love and care on your body and treat your fibroids . Click inside to find out how you can restore your health in time for the big day and get your […]

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Get a step by step guide to learn about out how the fibroid degeneration process works after embolization. After having an Embolization, how long afterwards can I expect to see some visible change? After the procedure, the embolized fibroid immediately loses its supply of oxygen, blood, and nutrients. Because of this, over the subsequent weeks […]

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Learn about the risks of adhesion formation from fibroid treatments such as: Uterine Fibroid Embolization, Myomectomy and Hysterectomy. Is it possible to get adhesions after Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)? There are not many cases in which adhesion formation is cited after UFE. The risk of an adhesion forming after UFE is quite low compared to […]

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