Womens Health

Fibroids-Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Find all of the answers to your fibroid questions right here in our section dedicated specifically to fibroids.  For example, did you know that fibroids are growths that develop in the uterus--like a non-cancerous tumor? But, don't worry, fibroids are not cancerous and will not in any way endanger your life.  Uterine fibroid growths are usually accompanied by pain in the stomach and back, and while they are uncomfortable, they are not serious.  However, they can be serious for women of childbearing years because they can interfer with the ability to get pregnant or maintain a pregnancy.  This is because the fibroids my prevent an embryo from attaching to the uterine wall, or prevent an egg from traveling down the fallopian tube.  Also, removing fibroids can cause scarring that can cause the same problems.  This can be a very serious issue for women who want to have children.

But what causes uterine fibroids? And what treatments are available to women who have fibroids?  Get the answers to these questions and much, much more.

What Are Fibroids?

For answers to common questions on uterine fibroids, visit Fibroid Frequently Asked Questions and Fibroid Frequently Asked Questions 2. Learn what the cause of your fibroid is, what symptoms are associated with uterine fibroids, and what treatments are available for fibroid tumors and growths.  Fibroids can often cause a woman a lot of pain.  Take a look at our article on fibroid pain for more information.  Find out how to manage this pain and how to treat this pain through the removal of the fibroids.  Sometimes fibroid removal surgery will be required but sometimes zapping the fibroids with a laser is enough to break them and kill them.  They will then break down on their own and release from your body as part of your regular period.  Learn more about your fibroid pain management and treatment options today.  

Uterine Tumors

Discovering you have a uterine fibroid tumor is a stressful experience. To find out if your uterine fibroid tumors are benign or malignant click on Uterine Leiomyomata. Here you'll find out all you need to know about fibroid tumors.  Most fibroid tumors are non-cancerous growths on the lining of the uterine. While uncomfortable, annoying or painful, they are normally not life threatening.  However, read more to know the specifics about this type of uterine fibroid and find out the information you need to know about your condition.  

Fertility And Fibroid Treatments

Also check out our information on how fibroids can affect fertility and about whether it is possible to get pregnant with fibroids.  Learn more about why fibroids can interfere with the ability to get pregnant and find out which type of fertility treatment you may need to successfully become pregnant and birth a baby.  Also learn more about the statistics on fibroids and pregnancy and learn the reality of your chances to conceive a child.  

Fibroid Treatments

Learn about treatment options for fibroids of the uterus at Fibroid Treatment.  Find out whether a hysterectomy is right for you and also get advice on alternative treatments for fibroids like acupuncture, and diet.  There are many possible treatment options for dealing with fibroids and for improving your chances of getting pregnant with fibroids.  Learn more today.

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I have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids that are causing a problem getting pregnant. I am looking for alternative ways to help shrink them before I result to surgery. Has anyone had any success with anything? Anyone heard of a natural supplement called Fibrovan? Or tried acupuncture?
12 years ago