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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…

Fibroid Pain: Beyond the Uterus

Fibroids can affect organs beyond your uterus. Learn about the impact fibroids can have on various parts of your body.  Fibroid impact on other organs Fibroid symptoms can be as varied as the women who suffer from them. They may include…

What is adenomyosis?

Adenomyosis is a non-cancerous condition in which the lining cells of the uterus grow directly into the muscle wall of the uterus. When the lining cells of the uterus bleed during the menstrual period, these misplaced cells in the muscle…

Did You Know That Yeast Infections Can Be Caused By Diabetes? Here Is What You Need To Know  

Have you ever suffered from a vaginal yeast infection? If so, you are not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these itchy, uncomfortable infections afflict 75 percent of women at some point in their lives.…

PMS Or PMDD? How To Tell

PMS — premenstrual syndrome — is something that at least 75 percent of women know about from personal experience. But how do you know if what you are experiencing is normal PMS or the more severe PMDD? The symptoms of PMS…

Considering a Hysterectomy? Read These 10 Facts First

Knowing what a hysterectomy could mean for your future emotional and physical health (and whether you need a hysterectomy at all) is essential before undergoing the procedure. Up to 600,000 women undergo a hysterectomy (the surgical removal of the uterus…

Normal or Not? Finding the Cause of Painful Periods

Could you have adenomysosis?  Painful periods can be caused by many different conditions – including uterine fibroids. However, there are other potential causes. And if your monthly cycle pain interferes with your daily activities, you may be able to get…

Fibroids and Low Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is affected by many factors — and one of them is having uterine fibroids. Fibroids cause more than just pain — they can also have a negative impact on a woman’s quality of life. Lower self-esteem, negative body image, anxieties and…

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Selecting the Right Treatment For Uterine Fibroids Is an Individual Process

Not all uterine fibroids are alike. And that means that treating them will not look the same for everyone either. Here are a few ways in which fibroids, and symptoms of fibroids, can differ from woman to woman: Area of…

5 Ways Your Period Can Affect Your Hair and Skin

Your hair and skin health can be affected by your period.  Hormone fluctuations can affect hair and skin  Have you ever noticed that your period affects more than just your mood each month? Do you find yourself wondering at the…