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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March 22, 2022

Painful sex and fibroids

Sex should be a pleasure. An intimacy shared and enjoyed between two willing, interested partners. But what if you’re mentally...
March 22, 2022

Painful sex and fibroids

Sex should be a pleasure. An intimacy shared and enjoyed between two willing, interested partners. But what if you’re mentally agreeable, although physically… scared? If you’ve experienced painful intercourse, you have every right to be hesitant. Painful sex can insert a blockade into your relationship and leave both you and your partner frustrated. Why is sex painful? There are several possible root causes of painful sex. Discomfort can be due to vaginal dryness (yes, even for women who are way too young to be experiencing menopausal symptoms) and can often...
We’ve all heard the old saying, “You are what you eat.” And it’s being proven true again and again. By...
We’ve all heard the old saying, “You are what you eat.” And it’s being proven true again and again. By extension, what we experience, through the functioning or dysfunction of our bodies, is also manifested through our menstrual cycles. For women experiencing symptoms of fibroids, which can include heavy bleeding and pain during their periods, menstruation is tough enough as it is. Here’s how to make PMS more manageable. PMS is directly affected by your diet. Think back to your last junk food-eating binge. Close your eyes, relax and place...
March 22, 2022

Your PMS is what you eat – how diet Affects PMS

We’ve all heard the old saying, “You are what you eat.” And it’s being proven true again and again. By extension, what we experience, through the functioning or dysfunction of our bodies, is also manifested through our menstrual cycles. For women experiencing symptoms of fibroids, which can include heavy bleeding and pain during their periods, menstruation is tough enough as it is. Here’s how to make PMS more manageable. PMS is directly affected by your diet. Think back to your last junk food-eating binge. Close your eyes, relax and place...
You dread the monthly visit. It’s painful, messy, and leaves you feeling drained. No, we’re not talking about when your...
You dread the monthly visit. It’s painful, messy, and leaves you feeling drained. No, we’re not talking about when your mother-in-law comes. Especially for those with uterine fibroids, it’s the monthly visit of your period that inspires the countdown of dread. While we’d love to make your period a joy, unfortunately, we’re not magical. Instead, we’ve gathered 12 awesome hacks to reduce the pain and deal with the potentially heavy bleeding. Try them and make your period experience less painful, more bearable and maybe even something you don’t dread.  Exercise ...