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 […]
Uterine fibroids are the most the common tumor of the female reproductive tract. If you are one of the many women who suffer from uterine fibroids and are confused or worried about what treatment you should have, it’s important to know your options. There are risks involved in any medical procedure, as well as other […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Women who suffer from the pain and embarrassment of fibroids have a chance to see that life can be amazing after uterine fibroid embolization and live an amazing life again!
Uterine artery embolization or uterine fibroid embolization is a great alternative for women who do not want a hysterectomy or a myomectomy. If your doctor is recommending […]
Millions of women of child bearing age get fibroids every year. Although non-cancerous, these muscular growths of the uterus can adversely affect a woman’s quality of life. According to a large nationwide study conducted by the Society of Interventional Radiology, annual scientific meeting, 2017, Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) is vastly underutilized, compared to hysterectomy. The […]