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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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Many women experience heavy menstrual bleeding during their periods at various points in their life. Many of us take it...
Many women experience heavy menstrual bleeding during their periods at various points in their life. Many of us take it as a given and choose to live with the symptom, without seeing any need to go to a doctor to see if anything can be done to lessen the bleeding. Is that safe? Or wise? Women’s fibroid stories often mention tales of embarrassment through episodes of bleeding through clothing in public. When does the bleeding cross the line from being annoying to becoming a medical issue?   What is menorrhagia...
Whether it’s discomfort from chronic pain, lifestyle limitations due to heavy bleeding, weakness, fertility issues or all-around misery, “What are...
Whether it’s discomfort from chronic pain, lifestyle limitations due to heavy bleeding, weakness, fertility issues or all-around misery, “What are my options for treating uterine fibroids?” is one of the first things most women ask upon receiving a diagnosis. Women talking to each other about fibroids can yield a great deal of advice, but let’s put some order to the chaos. Treatments break down into three categories: Medication Mini invasive procedure Surgery Additionally, with close monitoring of competent medical staff, a fourth option is often to take the monitor-and-wait approach....
November 3, 2022

What treatment options are available for uterine fibroids?

Whether it’s discomfort from chronic pain, lifestyle limitations due to heavy bleeding, weakness, fertility issues or all-around misery, “What are my options for treating uterine fibroids?” is one of the first things most women ask upon receiving a diagnosis. Women talking to each other about fibroids can yield a great deal of advice, but let’s put some order to the chaos. Treatments break down into three categories: Medication Mini invasive procedure Surgery Additionally, with close monitoring of competent medical staff, a fourth option is often to take the monitor-and-wait approach....
The Degeneration Of A Uterine Fibroid Degeneration - that’s nearly never a positive term. In fact, internet searches for this...
The Degeneration Of A Uterine Fibroid Degeneration - that’s nearly never a positive term. In fact, internet searches for this one word alone yield pages of ominous uses and definitions. And indeed, fibroid degeneration is no fun. Let’s take a look at what this diagnosis means.   What Degeneration means A fibroid is a non-cancerous growth located in or growing from the walls or interior of the uterus. Fibroids are made of living tissue and therefore need oxygen and nutrients to survive and grow. They take these from blood vessels...