About Fibroids

Dr. Oz Discusses Massive Fibroids

Would You Know If a Massive Fibroid Was Growing Inside of You? If painful fibroids are affecting your wellbeing, your sex life, and even your marriage, you are not alone. Almost 70 percent of all women will experience fibroids — and the pain that comes along with them — in their lifetimes. However, you don’t have…

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Less Invasive Fibroid Treatment May Work as Well as Surgery

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A minimally invasive procedure called uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) was as effective as the recommended surgery for treating fibroids in the uterus, a new study says. In UFE, the fibroid growths’ blood supply is cut off using a small tube. The new research found that this approach also…

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Dr. Oz Discusses Fibroids on TV

Today, 10/18/2018, Dr. Oz talks about a health problem that 70% of women are affected by, fibroids.  Most don’t even know they have them.  Oz looks at how they affect the body and signs you could be at risk. Fibroids are abnormal uterine growths that usually appear during child-bearing years in women.  They grow with…

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X-ray guided technique a new option for fibroids, enlarged prostate

Embolization isn’t exactly an everyday word, but many Americans learned about it when Melania Trump had such a procedure in May. “This morning, First Lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition,” the White House communications director announced on May 14. The statement said the procedure was successful and there…

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How HackensackUMC Doctors Saved Mom’s Fertility

MaryBeth Stancato of New Milford always knew she wanted several children. At the age of 37, the mother of three children and her husband wanted a fourth child. But, she wasn’t sure if she would be able to have another baby. “Two years ago, my cycle was changing in that both the duration and frequency…

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CARE About Fibroids Launches Website, Social Media Campaign to Promote Education, Awareness of Uterine Fibroids

CARE (Community, Action, Research, and Education) About Fibroids, a recently-formed nonprofit women’s health organization dedicated to increasing awareness of uterine fibroids, today unveiled a patient-centered online resource to help educate and inform patients about uterine fibroids. The website, www.CAREaboutFibroids.org, serves as a one-stop shop for the “411” on uterine fibroids, as well as a compilation…

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WebMD Says Many U.S. Women Unaware of Fibroid Treatments

Many American women with uterine fibroids don’t know there’s a minimally invasive embolization technique that may be an alternative to a hysterectomy, a new poll finds. “Misperceptions about uterine fibroids and the treatments available often lead women to undergo invasive and potentially unnecessary surgery for their fibroids, despite more than 20 years of clinical use…

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The Signs and Symptoms of Uterine Fibroids

Toya Wright (who you might know as Lil Wayne’s ex-wife, a TV personality, or author of In My Own Words) walks around every day feeling like she’s five months pregnant. Despite sticking to a healthy diet and busting her butt in the gym, that belly won’t go away—because it’s caused by uterine fibroids. Not only do…

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