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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…

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…

Selecting the Right Fibroid Treatment Option

When selecting the right fibroid treatment option, you need to consider what kind of uterine fibroids you have. Not all uterine fibroids are alike. And that means that treating them will not look the same for everyone either. Here are…

Suffering From Symptoms of Fibroids? One Study Suggests You Might Not Need a Hysterectomy

Hysterectomies, the surgical removal of the uterus, are used to treat a wide variety of issues, from symptoms of fibroids to endometriosis to cancer. But a hysterectomy marks the end of a woman’s fertility. Also, like any major surgeries, come…

UFE is a safe and effective alternative to hysterectomy

Safe and Effective Alternative to Hysterectomy

Women have a hysterectomy alternative for uterine fibroid relief.  Hysterectomies prevalent In the past, uterine fibroids were more than just an intrusive and painful condition. They often led to the loss of fertility because the most common of the fibroid procedures…

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…

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…