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April 30, 2018

Patients have many factors that can cause uterine fibroids. And we do not mean to suggest that you caused your fibroids through poor diet. Here are just a few tips in how to eat to help lower your risks of fibroids (an hint, many of these strategies show a positive effect for endometriosis pain as well. Studies regarding...

April 23, 2018

How likely is it to have uterine fibroids? It highly varies by age, they are very uncommon in teens, and very common prior to menopause. Once it was estimated 1/100 American women have uterine fibroid according to the Nurses Health Study, but advanced ultrasounds have shown that they probably are much more common than the...

April 12, 2018

Generally the uterus is about the size of an egg, well contained in the pelvis if not pregnant, and cannot cause the abdominal wall to protrude.

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumor growth. The muscle knots that comprise a fibroid uterus can be microscopically sized or very large.

The total weight of a woman's uterus in...

March 28, 2018

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous muscle tumors of the womb. They are not symptomatic in most people, and they are extremely common occurring in about 20-40% of all women who can have children. Treatments depend on the size, the location, the goals of the patient, the amount of menstrual bleeding. One issue is really det...

February 22, 2018

  • Uterine fibroids (leiomyomas) are benign (non cancerous) muscle knots of the wall of the uterus

  • They are the most common cause of hysterectomy in the country

  • 2/100 women have fibroids of the uterus by age 25, and at least 1-3/10 by age 45, o one study showed that if microscopic fibroids are included uterine...