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Lost your job? Lost your insurance coverage? Learn why lack of insurance coverage doesn’t have to translate to the end of getting the help you need to treat your fibroids. I found out last year, a few weeks after I lost my job and my health insurance, that I have a cluster of fibroids the […]

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Tried other options of fibroid removal with no success and looking to explore other options? Read on to find out how UAE may be the answer to your fibroid problems! I am 42 years old and live in Cyprus Island in Europe. In the past 10 years, I have had 4 Myomectomies to remove about […]

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Not a fan of foreign objects in your body? Read on to learn more about PVA particles and how safe and effective they can be! During UAE, what happens to the tiny particles used to block the fibroid artery? Can they go somewhere else? Polyvinyl Alcohol Particles, or PVA particles are tiny particles that are […]

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Learn about whether a tumorous fibroid in your uterus is considered cancerous or benign. Since fibroids are tumorous, does that mean that they are cancerous? Uterine Fibroids, or as they are sometimes called, Uterine Fibroid tumors, are benign (non-cancerous) growths in the uterus of a woman.  They usually occur in the uterus of women between […]

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Have Fibroids? You’re not alone. Find out when you should get treatment and when it may be ok to skip over the option. Should a fibroid be treated if it is not causing me pain? Fibroid growth is quite common. As women age, they become prone to uterine fibroids, especially during  their late child bearing […]

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Wondering if UAE will work for your cervical fibroids? Read on to find out just how embolization works to treat all kinds of fibroids. Does the Embolization procedure work with fibroids in the cervix? Yes, Uterine Fibroid Embolization works for all types of fibroids, including those in the subserosal, submucosal, intramural, and cervical regions.  Because cervical […]

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The affect of contraceptives on fibroid size has long been a mystery. Click inside to read what leads some researchers to speculate the positive association between birth control and fibroid growth. Can birth control pills cause fibroids to grow? As of yet, there is no research that supports a definite correlation between birth control use […]

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Are you worried that having large fibroids eliminates you as a candidate for UAE? Guess again! UAE may be an optimal option for you regardless of size and location.  I have been told that my fibroids are too large and since I no longer have a menstrual cycle the embolization won’t help me. I don’t […]

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Is the cost of UFE a deciding factor as to whether or not you are willing to get the procedure? Read on to learn more about this cost saving procedure for fibroids. What is the Cost of an Embolization? The cost of embolization differs upon prices set by individual physicians and coverage by way of […]

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Curious to find if and how fibroids affect you and your baby during and after pregnancy. Read on! What are the chances of a child being born healthy by a mother affected by fibroids during pregnancy? If you are pregnant and have fibroids, you may be able to sleep a little better at night knowing […]

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