Women who suffer from severe symptoms of fibroids are familiar with the pelvic pain, heavy menstrual bleeding, and pressure on their bladder or bowels. UFE, or uterine fibroid embolization, is a treatment to reduce these symptoms and shrink uterine fibroids.
If you are diagnosed with uterine fibroids, you have multiple treatment options, and a hysterectomy does not necessarily be the first one to consider.
Researchers are always looking for more efficient ways to treat patients with less risk for possible complications.
Uterine fibroids are an issue that approximately 70 percent of women will face in their lifetime. Many women suffering from abnormal bleeding and pelvic pain and pressure caused by fibroids want relief as soon as possible. A hysterectomy is often … Continue reading
Uterine fibroids and other causes of pelvic pain have long been treated with hysterectomy and other surgeries. Often, there are better alternatives to a hysterectomy available for women with fibroids. Especially for non-cancerous conditions, including fibroid tumors, women should be … Continue reading
While there is no foolproof way to avoiding fibroids, balancing one’s hormone levels has been known to assist in the management of this common, benign condition. Hormones, particularly estrogen, are one of the leading causes of new fibroid development and … Continue reading
Even though 70-80% of women can have fibroids during their life, many women don’t know what uterine fibroids are, and sometimes don’t learn about all of their treatment options. Here are a few myths and misconceptions about fibroids explained by … Continue reading
Uterine fibroids are the leading cause of women undergoing a hysterectomy, even though most women prefer a uterus preserving treatment option.