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Can Statin Drugs Prevent Fibroids? One Study Says Maybe

The class of drugs known as statins may help prevent uterine fibroids and fibroid pain. It is estimated that up to 70 percent of white women and 90 percent of black women will suffer from uterine fibroids by the time they are…

Can Eating Saturated Fat Reduce the Risk of Uterine Fibroids?

Fat, especially saturated fat, is the nutrient we seem to have a love-hate relationship with. Eating a high-fat diet has been linked to increased levels of estrogen within the body—which is then thought to influence the risk of uterine fibroids.…

What’s Causing Your Pelvic Pain?

In the United States alone, as many as nine million women between the ages of 15 and 50 years suffer from chronic pelvic pain. If you’re one of these women, you know just how frustrating it can be. Not only because…

Snacking For Health: Tips and Snacks to Prevent Fibroids

Snacking isn’t usually considered a healthy practice, thanks to the number of high-fat, high-sugar foods typically consumed between meals. But one study indicates that the right kind of snacking can not only prevent obesity but also prevent the onset of…

Inactivity and Fibroids: How a Sedentary Lifestyle Could Be Putting You at Risk

In today’s day and age, relaxation is equated to sitting still. For example, spending time on a smartphone, watching television, taking a nap, or reading a book are common methods of enjoying downtime. In addition, many people’s work is also…

African American Women and Fibroids: 6 Risk Factors

African American women are three times more likely to suffer from uterine fibroids than other demographics. Significantly, by the age of 50, 80-90 percent of African American women will have developed fibroids, as opposed to 70 percent of Caucasian women.[iii]…

Can Medication Help with Symptoms of Uterine Fibroids?

Taking medication to deal with the symptoms of uterine fibroids improves the lives of many women and allows them to go on living a fulfilling life. Medications can help you take control of your symptoms during the time you spend trying to…

Who Can Get Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are so common that more women between the ages of 35 and 54 will get them than any other type of tumor. Some studies show that up to 80% of women develop fibroids by the time they turn…

Can Uterine Fibroid Embolization Treat Large Fibroids?

Research has shown that uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) can provide a good treatment option for women with large fibroids. Research on large fibroids In the past, UFE was believed to only be safe and effective in treating small to medium…

UFE is an effective treatment for fibroids and adenomyosis

UFE Beyond Fibroids: Understanding How the Procedure Can Change and Save Lives

Uterine fibroid embolization or UFE (also known as uterine artery embolization) is best known as a treatment for uterine fibroids that can have positive, life-changing benefits. In addition, the UFE procedure has a number of additional, equally life-changing — and…