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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…

MRI can help the doctors determine how effective uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) may be as a treatment option.

Diagnosing Fibroids Means Choosing the Right Imaging Techniques

Properly diagnosing uterine fibroids is the first step to treating fibroid symptoms. And the right diagnostic tools can affect women’s choice of treatment. Proper fibroid diagnosis is critical A number of physical problems can cause long periods, painful cramping, pain during…

Women who wait to treat their uterine fibroids end up with larger fibroids than when they were first diagnosed

Don’t Wait It Out: How Impending Menopause Can Actually Make Fibroids Worse

Women who wait to treat their uterine fibroids end up with larger fibroids than when they were first diagnosed.

Healthcare Differences Are Highlighted in The Use Of UFE In Rural America

Uterine fibroid treatment (UFE) is used less than hysterectomies in rural communities as a treatment for fibroids. Geographical disparity in U.S. women’s healthcare  A study highlights the large disparity in recommendations and care among U.S. women, depending on where they…

The Benefits Of Collaborative Care for Fibroid Patients

Collaborative care has long been championed as the way forward for effective treatment of uterine fibroids. One group of doctors has taken that call to action seriously by forming a network that promises to deliver better care for women suffering…

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…

Is Early Menopause a Risk of Ovary-Sparing Hysterectomies?

All hysterectomies pose the serious risks that accompany major surgery. Full hysterectomies (removal of the uterus and ovaries) are certain to end a woman’s fertility and bring about menopause. To help temper these risks, more and more hysterectomies are leaving…

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…