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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…

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…