Uterine Fibroids

Causes of Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are muscular growths that form along the wall of a woman’s uterus. These tumors are almost always noncancerous or benign. Medically, uterine fibroids are known as leiomyoma or simply “myoma”. Just one fibroid can exist or many can grow in the uterus. Some women experience symptoms of uterine fibroids, while others have no […]

What You Should Know About Uterine Fibroids

The likelihood of a woman getting uterine fibroids is quite high. In fact, rendering the National Institute of Health, 1 in every 5 women of child bearing years develops uterine fibroids. However, fibroids are rare in women under 20 years of age and after menopause. Unfortunately, many women are unaware that they even have fibroids. […]

Could you have uterine fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are very common and for many women and may not cause any symptoms. However, for some, fibroids do cause problems. Some of the main symptoms for women who have uterine fibroids are heavy menstrual bleeding with pelvic cramping, painful sex, and an urge to urinate. Heavy bleeding can lead to anemia, a condition […]