About Uterine Fibroids

About Uterine Fibroids

Rather than scour the internet for different resources on UF, you can find all the latest information in one place to help you better understand every aspect of the disease. Our posts cover a variety of topics, so you can get and stay in the know about living with fibroids.

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One of the peskier side effects of the heavy bleeding that can develop as a symptom of uterine fibroids is...
One of the peskier side effects of the heavy bleeding that can develop as a symptom of uterine fibroids is iron deficiency, even to the point of dangerous anemia. Iron is an essential mineral that our bodies must have in order to produce the hemoglobin that helps red blood cells distribute oxygen throughout the body. When blood is lost quicker than the body produces new red blood cells, it can lead to a deficit of hemoglobin. What this essentially boils down to is a host of symptoms that can be...
Many women diagnosed with uterine fibroids suffer from lower back pain. The pain can range from mild to more constant...
Many women diagnosed with uterine fibroids suffer from lower back pain. The pain can range from mild to more constant and severe, significantly affecting quality of life. Unfortunately, the bad news is that this can go on for quite a while, but there is good news as well, in that a number of different approaches, used separately or combined, can be helpful in lessening the pain. Let’s break down treatment options into three main categories: Exercise Medication Complementary therapies Exercise Exercise can help control pain from fibroids from two different...
March 3, 2022

Three ideas to minimize the back pain caused by fibroids

Many women diagnosed with uterine fibroids suffer from lower back pain. The pain can range from mild to more constant and severe, significantly affecting quality of life. Unfortunately, the bad news is that this can go on for quite a while, but there is good news as well, in that a number of different approaches, used separately or combined, can be helpful in lessening the pain. Let’s break down treatment options into three main categories: Exercise Medication Complementary therapies Exercise Exercise can help control pain from fibroids from two different...
The right to choose which medical professionals with whom to consult is just that… a human right. It’s not a...
The right to choose which medical professionals with whom to consult is just that… a human right. It’s not a privilege; it is a basic right. This is even set by law: Each individual has the right to freely choose from among different treatment procedures and providers on the basis of adequate information. The patient has the right to decide which diagnostic exams and therapies to undergo, and which primary care doctor, specialist or hospital to use. - European Charter of Patient Rights That said, how exactly does one go...