Monthly Archives: November 2017

Is Your Stress Level Making Your Fibroids Worse?

Is Your Stress Level Making Your Fibroids Worse

Is Your Stress Level Making Your Fibroids Worse? There are several factors that are responsible for the appearance of fibroids. Obesity, a poor diet, genetic predisposition, stress, etc. This article will show you how stress is making your situation worse and what you need to do to reduce your stress levels. Fibroids are small, benign tumors. They are non-cancerous and in most cases not life threatening. However, the do cause problems such as excessive bleeding, prolonged bleeding, premature delivery if you’re pregnant, lower back pain, a bloated […]

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The Truth about Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE)

The Truth about Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE)

The Truth about Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE) The term “Uterine Artery Embolization” will probably conjure up gruesome images of some surgery or painful procedure. However, in reality, it is a minimally invasive procedure. It is used to treat uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths or tumors in the uterus. UAE is also referred to as uterine fibroid embolization. Thousands of women have undergone this procedure and have benefitted from it. The procedure itself involves a doctor using a catheter to inject embolic agents into the arteries […]

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What is Hysterectomy and Should You Get One to Remove Fibroids?

What is Hysterectomy

What is Hysterectomy and Should You Get One to Remove Fibroids? You may have heard of a friend or family member who has gone for a Hysterectomy because they were facing some health problem with their womb or reproductive organs. In most cases, people just feel sympathy and maybe a tinge of fear that it might happen to them. Yet, most women do not know the specifics of a hysterectomy. This article will tell you what it is and if it’s an option you should consider if […]

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Will Removing Fibroids Improve a Woman’s Fertility?

Will Removing Fibroids Improve a Woman’s Fertility?

Will Removing Fibroids Improve a Woman’s Fertility? Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that are non-cancerous in nature. They can range from the size of a pea all the way up to serious cases where the tumor becomes bigger than an orange. There are a quite a few negative effects that accompany fibroids. Prolonged menstrual bleeding, excessive bleeding, bad cramps, chronic lower back pain, a constant bloated feeling in the abdomen, etc. Depending on the size and location of a woman’s fibroids, the chances of her conceiving and […]

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Does Uterine Fibroids Affect Sex Life?

does uterine fibroids affect sex life?

Does Uterine Fibroids Affect Sex Life? This is a very interesting question and it is one of the most common questions that springs to a woman’s mind when she has been diagnosed with fibroids. Yet, most women do not speak to their doctor about it or explore their options because they feel shy or uncomfortable talking about it. First and foremost, being diagnosed with fibroids is not as devastating as it seems. Almost all fibroids are benign, non-cancerous tumors that are mostly not life threatening. There may […]

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