Fibroids are an overgrowth of muscular and fibrous tissues, typically developing in the walls of the uterus.
Michelle has had heavy periods with bad cramps since her teenage years. She was told that her period would change as she got older and the pain and heavy flow would ease—the opposite turned out to be true for Michelle. Now in her thirties, it wasn’t uncommon for her to miss two or three days […]
Marie remembers having a pretty regular period, every 27 to 28 days, lasting for six days. Her flow was heavy at times, but not unbearable. Sometimes, she had mild cramping, but compared to her friends growing up, she was lucky. As she got older, however, she noticed her periods were becoming more irregular—she knew something […]
All of her adult life, Kate knew the heavy pain and bleeding she experienced during her periods wasn’t right. She just never had the courage to say anything about it. She suffered alone for years. Finally, after missing work for two days in a row, a friend called to check on her. Kate told her […]
Uterine fibroids are a tumor in the female reproductive tract. While that sounds scary, they are benign and very treatable. What can be scarier is missing work due to the pain and bleeding you experience. Many women with fibroids use up all their sick days and PTO and are afraid of the repercussions that may […]
Fibroids, also known as uterine myomas and leiomyomas, are a common ailment for women. They can range in size from a millimeter to a pumpkin! The good news is they are non-cancerous and treatable.
If you have or think you have fibroids, don’t be alarmed. Most women experience them at some point in their life. Visit […]
Uterine fibroids can go unnoticed. But if they aren’t going unnoticed, then they are painful, inconvenient and can inhibit life’s most important moments. Don’t let uterine fibroids affect your life.
If you are suffering from uterine fibroids, then you know how it goes. The heavy bleeding, chronic abdominal cramps, constipation, pelvic pressure, constantly running to the […]
This Labor Day weekend reminds us of the historical contributions of working women from working in factories, to teaching students, to healthcare. In 1880s Labor Day was declared as a “Working Man’s” or “Working Woman’s” holiday.
Before the Civil War, in the early and mid-1860s, women were considered delicate creature who should only be concerned with […]