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 […]
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 […]
Are you planning a fun Friday evening with family or friends? We really hope you aren’t cancelling your plans due to painful and heavy menstrual periods. One of the most common causes of heavy, prolonged or painful menstruation is uterine fibroids; a condition that affects millions of women in their reproductive years.
Even though fibroids are […]
As many as 600,000 American women have hysterectomies every year, estimates the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One of the most common causes of hysterectomy are uterine fibroids; a condition that affect millions of women in their child-bearing years. Most women diagnosed with uterine fibroids fear hysterectomy and some of them are not […]
Symptoms of uterine fibroids are painful and present many challenges in a woman’s life. Besides severe abdominal pain and heavy and prolonged menstrual periods, fibroids also affect a couple’s sex life. Symptoms such as bleeding between periods, frequent urination and pelvic pressure can get in the way of sexual intercourse. Intercourse may become painful and […]