Many women with fibroids suffer from extremely painful periods. But thanks to a newly-developed hi-tech patch, theirs and other women’s menstrual pain may finally be a thing of the past. Hi Tech Help for Menstrual Cramps The Allay is an ultra-thin patch you wear on your stomach.
Even with fibroids, many women can have children. Still, these non-cancerous tumors of the uterus can make starting a family quite complicated.
In our Houston fibroid practice, we want women to know they have options when it comes to treating fibroids. So we also like to celebrate women (and men) who share our passion for sharing fibroid health education. This week, we honor Lisa Ismail,
During a hysterectomy, your uterus is removed. In some cases, your ovaries may also be removed. Hysterectomies are among the 10 most common operations performed every year in the US. In fact, over 300,000 hysterectomies are performed every year for non-cancerous conditions.
According to the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 400,000 women each year get hysterectomies. Sadly, up to 70% of those surgeries were likely avoidable (other treatments could have been offered.) Many women with fibroids have learned this the hard way.
On a recent episode of the Dr. Oz show, he tackled a BIG problem: giant fibroids! Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in a woman’s uterus. Usually, we diagnose and treat them before they get very big. But every so often,
All fibroids, (also called myomas or leiomyomas) are non-cancerous growths of muscular tissues. They all develop in and on a woman’s uterus. Yet not all fibroids will develop in the same location, or cause the same symptoms. That’s why we tend to classify fibroids based on where with the uterus they develop.
When you think about blood clots, you likely think about the ones that can form inside your veins and cause major health problems. But when you notice a blood clot during your period, it’s in a whole different category. Menstrual clots aren’t composed entirely of blood—they are partially coagulated blood,
Fibroids are tumors that, though not usually cancerous, cause lots of problems. Heavy periods, pelvic pain and frequent urination can all be tied to fibroids. But did you know gaining weight for no reason is also a fibroid symptom? Gaining Weight with Fibroids When they are small,
When you have fibroids, having sex can be painful. Fibroids, non-cancerous tumors, grow in and on the uterus. Those fibroids can interfere with your sexual relations because of where they develop. But that’s not the only way fibroids interfere with intimacy.