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What are

Uterine Fibroids?

Upon first hearing the word “fibroids”, also known as leiomyomas or simply myomas, it might seem a little scary. The “official” definition is, “a mass of cells that form in a round shape, usually found in the wall of the uterus”. Fibroids develop in pre-menopausal women. Between 20% – 70% of women of childbearing age develop them at some point in their lives.

Upon first hearing the word “fibroids”, also known as leiomyomas or simply myomas, it might seem a little scary. The “official” definition is…

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One of the peskier side effects of uterine fibroids is heavy bleeding which...

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Uterine fibroids can reduce fertility by causing changes...

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Around 22% of women with uterine fibroids experience pain during sex. Experiencing such pain can seriously impact...

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For women suffering from uterine fibroids, periods can be extra stressful...

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One of the peskier side effects of uterine fibroids is heavy bleeding which...

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Uterine fibroids can reduce fertility by causing changes...

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Around 22% of women with uterine fibroids experience pain during sex. Experiencing such pain can seriously impact...

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For women suffering from uterine fibroids, periods can be extra stressful...

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Heavy Bleeding

One of the peskier side effects of uterine fibroids is heavy bleeding which...

Fertility

Uterine fibroids can reduce fertility by causing changes...

Sex Life

Around 22% of women with uterine fibroids experience pain during sex. Experiencing such pain can seriously impact...

PMS

For women suffering from uterine fibroids, periods can be extra stressful...

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Impact on
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Elevate your knowledge; alter your outcome.

Uterine fibroids can reduce fertility by causing changes in the shape of the cervix, potentially altering the shape of the uterus itself or making the uterus an inhospitable environment for an embryo to attach. The good news is fibroids rarely cause complete infertility!

PMS
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For women suffering from uterine fibroids, periods can be extra stressful. What we sometimes forget is to take into account how stress in general affects the menstrual cycle. Heavy bleeding and period pain can be symptoms of fibroids, making PMS harder to manage.

sex life
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Around 22% of women with uterine fibroids experience pain during sex. Experiencing such pain can seriously impact your enjoyment of sex when it happens - and your desire to have it at all. It’s totally understandable, but nevertheless, it takes a toll on your relationship.

heavy bleeding
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One of the peskier side effects of uterine fibroids is heavy bleeding which can lead to iron deficiency... even to the point of dangerous anemia. There are a number of consequences of iron deficiency, especially in pregnant women, where it increases the likelihood of complications both before and after birth.

Women Talking Fibroids

Building a healthy community, one woman at a time.

Think of how you felt when you were first diagnosed with uterine fibroids. This moment, along with all the moments lost to painful symptoms, are experiences that only other women suffering with UF can understand. Sharing your story will help provide comfort to other women looking to better understand UF, while also building a community of women to look to for support whenever you need it.

Think of how you felt when you were first diagnosed with uterine fibroids. This moment, along with all the moments lost to painful symptoms, are experiences that only other women suffering with UF can understand.

We are committed to creating a community of women who feel empowered to share their stories as means of dealing with the impact uterine fibroids can have on daily life. Who better to learn from than real women sharing their struggles and solutions? Join us to stay informed and get support.

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Who better to learn from than real women sharing their personal experiences with uterine fibroids?

We are committed to creating a community of women who feel empowered to share their stories as means of dealing with the impact uterine fibroids can have on daily life. Who better to learn from than real women sharing their struggles and solutions? Join us to stay informed and get support.

Stories

like yours

Here, it’s always personal.

Jasmine, 33
Jasmine’s brother is ten years her senior. It took a decade for her mother to get pregnant again, due to fertility issues caused by fibroids. Jasmine’s entry to the world was quickly followed by her mother’s hysterectomy, in her attempt to live a better life, being rid of uterine fibroids once and for all. 

Stories like yours

Here, it’s always personal.

Jasmine’s brother is ten years her senior. It took a decade for her mother to get pregnant again, due to fertility issues caused by fibroids. Jasmine’s entry to the world was quickly followed by her mother’s hysterectomy, in her attempt to live a better life, being rid of uterine fibroids once and for all. 

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Learning that your own needs are important is the first step to feeling better. Some tips to help navigate these needs may come in handy.

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