When comparing symptoms of fibroids to symptoms of uterine cancer, it can be confusing to distinguish between the two. There are some similarities, but the greatest difference is that fibroids are non-cancerous (benign) tumors. Understanding the difference between the symptoms … Continue reading
If you’re experiencing fibroids, you’re probably wondering what you can do to get rid of them quickly. But first, it’s important to understand what kind of fibroid your experiencing. A pedunculated fibroid is a noncancerous type, but what more should … Continue reading
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.
The signs of fibroids can be so sneaky that many women have no idea they are there. In fact, according to the NIH or National Institutes of Health, up to 80% of women have fibroids by age 50 and many … Continue reading
There are four types of uterine fibroids with submucosal fibroids being the rarest form. A submucosal fibroid is non-cancerous, but it can lead to multiple symptoms and complications for women of childbearing age.
Let’s just be blunt and ask – when was the last time you wore a white dress? If you are one of the almost 70% of white women and 80% of black women of childbearing age in the U.S. who … Continue reading
Those non-cancerous tumors made up of cells and muscle known as fibroids can be a quirky lot. Many women with uterine fibroids have no symptoms whatsoever, and some never even know they have them. Others have painful and heavy periods … Continue reading
Uterine fibroids are an extremely common type of nonmalignant tumor that many women are not even aware they have. Typically, these tumors do not cause any problematic symptoms such as pain or heavy menstrual flow, which is exactly why so … Continue reading
Saying that fibroids are widely misunderstood is an enormous understatement. Since up to 80% of African American women and 60% of Caucasian women have them, and considering how prevalent they are, misconceptions and myths can lead to one huge confusing … Continue reading