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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…

What Is Causing Your Abnormal Periods?

Periods can vary Occasionally, a woman’s menstrual cycle will be heavier or lighter than usual. When this happens, you should look at your health, diet, and other changes in your life and body. These may help determine what might be…

Top 10 Foods That Can Help Improve Your Mood

Improve your mood – with healthy food! If you’ve ever smiled blissfully when offered a bite of delectable chocolate or a nice and crispy french fry, then you know that food  can make you happy. Your favorite food may give…

Taking Iron Supplements for Anemia Caused by Fibroids? Use Them Safely.

Iron supplements can be an important part of a healthy diet for some people (for example, those with anemia). These supplements, which can be taken as capsules, tablets, or liquids, restore iron to the body, correcting low iron levels and…

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Should You Exercise Right Before and During Your Period?

Exercise alleviates PMS. Your monthly visitor can really get you down. Between irritability, exhaustion, nausea, and pain, you probably feel like minimizing your activity level and vegging out with your favorite cravings (potato chips or chocolate, anyone?). However, research actually…

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Why Are Fibroids Common Among African American Women?

About 60 percent of African American women suffer from fibroids by the time they are 35. 80 percent suffer from fibroids by the time they are 50. African American women and fibroids – no clear cause While the prevalence of…

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Experiencing Hair Loss? Uterine Fibroids Might Be the Culprit

Some of causes of hair loss are well known. But what many women do not realize is that uterine fibroids are on that list.  According to the New York Times, up to 40 percent of women older than 35 have symptoms of…

Study Overturns Link Between Uterine Fibroids and Miscarriage

A 10-year study offers hope for women with uterine fibroids who are hoping to conceive. Rather than confirming the previous belief that fibroids caused miscarriages, this study has found no connection between fibroids and pregnancy loss. About the fibroid-miscarriage study The…