Blog Posts in July, 2015

A Fibroid Patient Discusses Her Symptoms

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 in 3 women of childbearing age have these benign (non-cancerous) tumors. While many women have fibroids and no symptoms, it is important ...
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How Are Uterine Fibroids Diagnosed?

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous (benign) growths that occur in the muscular tissue of the uterus, called the myometrium. Over the course of a woman's life, fibroids tend to grow and depending ...
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Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Uterine fibroid embolization, or UFE, gives fibroid sufferers an alternative to hysterectomy. UFE works by cutting off the blood supply to all of the fibroids in the uterus, thereby reducing both the ...
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Understanding the Risk Factors and Symptoms of Uterine Fibroids

Could you be suffering from the symptoms of uterine fibroids? While fibroids don't always cause symptoms, they can be severe when they do. By understanding your fibroid risk factors and the ...
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Lifestyle Strategies to Control Your Fibroids

For women living with uterine fibroids, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. There is a range of treatment options that can help you control your symptoms, including many that offer an alternative ...
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