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 for every woman to know the symptoms that fibroids can cause. The most frequent are heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, and increased urinary frequency.

This video features a uterine fibroid patient discussing her experience with uterine fibroids. She speaks about how her fibroids caused significant illness and pain during menstruation with heavy periods, migraines, nausea, and bloating. After treatment for her uterine fibroids with Uterine Fibroid Embolization, a non-surgical outpatient procedure, she expresses her joy over the disappearance of her symptoms and the dramatic improvement in her quality of life.

If you are experiencing symptoms of fibroids, it's important to discuss them with your physician. There are many treatment options available for uterine fibroids, including uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) to treat your symptoms and give you your life back.

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