Fibroids

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    How Fibroids Affect Black Women Today

    According to HealthDay, black women are more likely than whites to have severe uterine fibroid symptoms, and 32 percent of black women wait more than…

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    Fibroid Embolization Less Effective In Women Under 40

    Young women who have a minimally invasive treatment for uterine fibroids called embolization are more likely to have a recurrence than older women are, according…

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    Can Fibroid Surgery Be Avoided?

    One of my favorite professors in medical school was fond of saying “There is nothing so constant in medicine as variation.” From my perspective, more…

    Relaxers & Fibroids?

    Do relaxers cause fibroids? This is a question that a study conducted by the American Journal of Epidemiology attempted to answer. The result? Celebrate great…

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    Can Fruit Really Prevent Fibroids?

                                                                                                         According to a new study, women who ate two or more servings of fresh fruit per day were less likely to develop uterine fibroids…

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    Facts About Fibroids

    Uterine fibroids are tumors or lumps made of muscle cells and other tissue that grow within the wall of the uterus. Fibroids may grow as…

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    Black Women And Fibroids

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fibroids are the most common growths in a woman’s reproductive system. Many women with fibroids have no symptoms at all, while others have symptoms…

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    Uterine Fibroid Embolization

     A study presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting shows of 105 patients in the Atlanta metro area, only 18 percent…

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    Fix Fibroids Without Surgery

    High-intensity ultrasound may mean an end to hysterectomies for many women: The 3-hour treatment uses a laser to heat and destroy fibroid tissue, easing pain…