Uterine Fibroids

The FDA Has Decided Not to Approve the Uterine Fibroid Drug, Esyma

By Cindy Pearson | Aug 22, 2018 | Comments Off on The FDA Has Decided Not to Approve the Uterine Fibroid Drug, Esyma

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Is Lupron a Safe Treatment Option for Fibroids?

By Shaniqua Seth | Mar 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Is Lupron a Safe Treatment Option for Fibroids?

Lupron is the most frequently prescribed medication to treat women with uterine fibroids; however, evidence shows the use of Lupron comes with serious risks. Lupron reduces the amount of estrogen women produce by shutting down the pituitary gland to shrink fibroids, which can result in symptoms of early menopausal onset.

Is Uterine Fibroid Embolization Safe?

By Shaniqua Seth | Feb 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Is Uterine Fibroid Embolization Safe?

Uterine fibroids are a very common women’s health topic that is typically not a cause for worry. Uterine fibroids are benign lumps of tissue and muscle that form in and around the uterus. The most common symptoms include heavy bleeding and abdominal pain.

What Options Do I Have to Shrink My Fibroids?

By Shaniqua Seth | Sep 30, 2016 | Comments Off on What Options Do I Have to Shrink My Fibroids?

Muscular tumors that grow in the uterine wall, called “fibroids,” are extremely common; about 30 percent of women experience fibroids by age 35, and about 70-80 of women have fibroids by age 50.

Is Getting a Hysterectomy My Only Option for Treating Fibroids?

By Shaniqua Seth | Jul 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Is Getting a Hysterectomy My Only Option for Treating Fibroids?

Fibroids, or muscular tumors that grow in the uterine wall, are extremely common. Not all fibroids have to be removed and a hysterectomy is not your only option for treating them.

Pelvic Pain That Won’t Go Away

By NWHN Staff | Jul 22, 2015 | Comments Off on Pelvic Pain That Won’t Go Away

Are you experiencing pelvic pain that just won’t go away? Pelvic pain is just one of many symptoms women may experience when diagnosed with uterine fibroids also known as “leiomyoma” or “myoma”. Fibroids are muscular tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus. Fibroids can range in size from seedlings, undetectable to the eye, to a bulky mass the size of a grapefruit.