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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.

Uterine Fibroid Size: What You Need to Know

Fibroid size can affect your fibroid symptoms. Fibroids are very diverse. There are different types of fibroids, and women can have anywhere from one to many of them. Fibroid size can also vary, ranging from the size of an apple…

Menstrual synchrony Is period syncing real?

Do You Have Your Periods At the Same Time As Your Roommates or Coworkers?

Period syncing aka “menstrual syncrony” If you’ve ever spent a lot of time with another woman (a roommate, a sister, a best friend, etc.), you may have noticed that your periods sometimes seemed to happen together. And you may have…

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…

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…