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What Causes Pelvic Pain? You Don’t Have to Check TikTok for Answers

What Causes Pelvic Pain? You Don’t Have to Check TikTok for Answers

What causes pelvic pain? Unfortunately, many conditions—including fibroids—can trigger this symptom, which is why there’s now an official Pelvic Pain Awareness month. Equally troubling? Lots of women, especially women of color, don’t get enough time with or information from their doctors.

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#WCW: Black Women’s Health and Fibroids, a Constant Fight

#WCW: Black Women’s Health and Fibroids, a Constant Fight

Black women and fibroids just seem to go together. About 80% of all black women develop fibroids by the time they hit their 50s. In comparison, only 70% of white women will get these tumors in their lifetime. And it happens sooner too: almost 25% of black women aged 18-30 30 have fibroids.

Here’s How and Why You Should Exercise with Fibroids

Here’s How and Why You Should Exercise with Fibroids

Do you wonder if you can exercise with fibroids, those typically non-cancerous tumors in your uterus? It’s important to manage your care, especially with lifestyle choices. Sometimes, fibroids give you symptoms like heavy periods, pelvic pain or frequent urination. Treating your fibroids with a protocol like Uterine Fibroid Embolization should stop those symptoms.

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