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What Are Fibroids and Can They Stop Growing

In basic terms, fibroids are non-cancerous tumours which develop in and around the uterus. They are made up of fibrous and muscle tissue and can vary in size. Many women who have fibroids are unaware of their presence as they do not experience any symptoms. In most cases fibroids are detected during routine gynaecological checkups. It is thought that fibroids are caused by an imbalance of the female hormone oestrogen, for this reason it is women who are prone to have than rather than men. The oestrogen […]

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Living With Fibroids

Unfortunately most women will never know they have fibroids unless symptoms starts to make them notice. Around 40% of the female population is prone to fibroids which are associated with an imbalance of the Estrogen hormone produced by the ovaries. But of the 40% of women with fibroids they are those who experience great pain and discomfort. Although fibroids are non cancerous tumours, they can nevertheless create a whole host of other health problems that make life pretty grim. Treatment is available but in those cases where […]

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