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Lesser-Known Symptoms of Fibroids: Bloated Abdomen and Weight Gain

Is there a relationship between fibroids and weight gain? Fibroids and weight gain Have you been gaining weight? Has your stomach begun to expand? Do you know why? If you are having any of these symptoms and there is no…

Uterine Fibroid Embolization Can Improve Your Sex Life

Uterine Fibroid Embolization Can Improve Your Sex Life

If you have fibroids, uterine fibroid embolization may improve your sex life. Studies show that sex is very important to a woman’s quality of life. In fact, sexual satisfaction is one of the indicators of overall satisfaction in both short…

Uterine Fibroid Embolization Can Relieve Your Urinary Symptoms

UFE Can Relieve Your Urinary Symptoms

Common symptoms of uterine fibroids include a number of unpleasant experiences, from painful periods to bloating. However, what many women experience, and do not talk about, are lower urinary symptoms of fibroids that can lead to constant urges to urinate…

Can Soy Contribute to Uterine Fibroids? Depends on Who You Ask

What’s the role of soy in uterine fibroids? Thanks to soy’s close relationship to estrogen, there has been a lot of discussion about its impact on women’s health and, in particular, its relationship to the development of uterine fibroids. A…

A Dangerous Uterus: How Fibroids Can Lead To Blood Clots

Blood clots associated with uterine fibroids present an unexpected danger to fibroid sufferers, as two women found out. While incidences in which fibroids cause blood clots are low, it’s important to be aware of the risk.  Fibroids cause blood clots: two cases…

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…

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 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…