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Is There a Link Between Fibroids and Depression?

Depression may be linked to fibroid symptoms — and vice versa. While researchers try to figure out the exact nature of the connection, fibroid sufferers should understand their risk. Fibroids symptoms can understandably affect mood It’s easy to understand how…

Uterine Fibroid Embolization Is One Reason We Celebrate National Without a Scalpel Day

At VIVA EVE, we celebrate National Without A Scalpel Day. That’s because National Without A Scalpel Day honors our UFE procedures as well as the history and current day practitioners of non-surgical and minimally-invasive medical procedures. Minimally-invasive treatments: A bit…

Have Acid Reflux and Fibroids? The Two May Be Connected

Acid reflux may be caused by large uterine fibroids. Acid reflux and fibroids There are many things that may cause the discomfort of acid reflux. But if you have fibroids, you should be aware of the reflux connection. Acid is produced…

A natural remedy for menstrual pain that is proven to work: Omega 3s

Menstrual Pain Relief May Be Found In Omega-3s

If you are looking for a natural way to control your menstrual pain, you may want to consider supplements containing the polyunsaturated fatty acid omega-3 instead. Menstrual cramping and omega-3s Many women experience significant pain and cramping during their periods.…

Fibroid Expulsion: What You Need to Know

Fibroid expulsion is the term used when uterine fibroids are passed out of the body. A small percentage of women experience symptomatic fibroid expulsion after undergoing uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) for their fibroids. Here’s what you should know. What causes fibroid expulsion?…

Food Intolerances and Fibroids: Is There a Connection?

Food intolerances can be more than annoyances, as they cause digestive issues, rashes, headaches and fatigue. They can actually worsen the symptoms of uterine fibroids and contribute to painful menstrual cycles. Here are a few of the most common food intolerances and…

Study Highlights Potential Long-Term Health Risks of Hysterectomies

Long-term hysterectomy risks are being studied and the findings are compelling. Hysterectomies are common – but maybe not benign About 600,000 hysterectomies (surgical removal of the uterus and sometimes the ovaries) are performed every year, but new research suggests that…

Emotions and Health: How the Mind/Body Connection Works  

Emotions can affect your health – and health can have an effect on your emotions. Emotional health and feelings Emotional health allows people to recognize, understand, and successfully handle their feelings. It gives people the ability to navigate the normal…

Hair Relaxers Linked to Fibroids? The Answer May Be Yes

Hair relaxers may be linked to fibroids. If you were considering stopping the use of relaxers to improve the health of your hair, there might be good cause to avoid them for your body’s health too. Hair relaxers and uterine…

Lack of Emotional Support For Women Suffering From Fibroids

Emotional support for uterine fibroid sufferers may be hard to come by, a study shows.  Fibroids can produce emotional as well as physical symptoms Uterine fibroids affect a large percentage of women who are older than 45, especially African American…