It’s Fibroid Awareness month, and if you’ve been diagnosed with these uterine growths, you may wonder, “Can I shrink my fibroids naturally?” Now, today, we’ll explore some natural remedies for fibroid symptoms. But we need you to know that none will completely get rid of your non-cancerous tumors.
This Fibroid Awareness Month, we need to make sure you know that you can treat fibroids without a hysterectomy. Why is that such important information? Hysterectomy causes major side effects, and they aren’t just menopause and infertility. Now, many women with fibroids think they need a hysterectomy—surgical removal of the uterus.
Women with fibroids know that period pain is a big deal. Yet, sometimes, they don’t speak up about this or other intimate symptoms of fibroids, including pelvic pain, frequent urination and more. In fact, according to Duke Health’s Ingrid Harm-Ernandes, 1 in 4 American women suffer from some kind of pelvic floor problem.
What causes pelvic pain? Unfortunately, many conditions—including fibroids—can trigger this symptom, which is why there’s now an app, called Hale, that helps you manage this chronic condition. There’s also an official Pelvic Pain Awareness Month. (It falls in May, just two months before July’s Fibroid Awareness month,
As Houston-based fibroid specialists, we know that painful sex with fibroids can be challenging. That’s why we started our Woman Crush Wednesday series. We want to celebrate women who are pushing past fibroids, and share their stories. In doing so, we hope to give hope and strength to all of you still on a fibroid journey.
Most women have a menstrual cycle that lasts between 24 and 38 days. Now, we measure menstrual cycle length lasts from the first day of this month’s period to the first day of the next one. While we mentioned the average menstrual cycle length range,
Adenomyosis is a benign, non-life threatening condition. But it’s very painful, and patients need relief. Unfortunately, doctors often confuse adenomyosis with uterine fibroids and other conditions, so it can be difficult to diagnose without proper medical attention. One of the newer treatments for Adenomyosis is UAE,
Can uterine fibroids cause digestive problems? Well, fibroids can cause many disruptive symptoms, including pelvic pain, heavy periods and impacts on your ability to conceive. But that’s not all. Because, as it turns out, these growths can cause stomach pain and other digestive disruptions.
One of the most troubling fibroid symptoms, weight gain, could be caused by so many other things. So how can you tell if fibroids are to blame for extra weight? Well, fibroids are tumors that, though not usually cancerous, cause lots of problems.
What are the causes of pelvic pain and how can you find relief? Unfortunately, pelvic pain is a common symptom of many conditions that affect women, regardless of age. As such, it may take some time to figure out the source of your discomfort and get you on the path to pain relief.