Uterine Fibroids- What Every Woman Needs to Know

by Michael Griffin Michael
Uterine fibroids or leiomyomas are the non-cancerous tumors that prevent women from being pregnant. It is a matter of great regret, that in these days, about 20 to 40 percent of women aged above 35 faces this problem. Most of the women who have this health issue experience severe pain and this make their lives miserable.

Uterine Fibroids from the Root

Fibroids are the non-malignant cysts that generally appear in the myometrium, which is the smooth muscle layers of the female reproductive organ, womb. More or less, it can be stated that these tumors are not life threatening, as they are non-cancerous in nature. They can be found either in multiple numbers or in a single number. Most of the cases they appear in small, yet there are some other cases in which we find them in large size.


By studying several cases, the doctors have jotted down some reasons which are following.

  • Pregnant women are prone to face this health issue. Actually, during pregnancy, the body produces extra estrogen that plays a vital role in developing these cysts.
  • If any of the family members of the women have these cysts, they may have leiomyomas.

However, it is not like that all pregnant develop these non-malignant cysts. Women will be pleased to hear the fact that fibroid cure is possible in these days. With the advancement of the medical science, latest treatments have introduced and by undertaking the treatment, the patients can get rid of this health issue.

Common Symptoms

If the readers want to know whether they have non-cancerous cysts or not, they need to know the common symptoms. Some of them are given below. Have a look at these.

  1. Heavy bleeding during the menstrual period
  2. Painful period
  3. Back pain
  4. Frequent urination
  5. Infertility
  6. Painful intercourse
  7. Bloating of the abdomen and so on

The worst thing is that it cannot be assured that all the women who have fibroids come across the mentioned symptoms. In some cases in which we find that the patients do not face any of the symptoms. This is why sometimes it becomes difficult to detect the symptoms.

Treatment Options

To know more about the fibroid cure, the readers may dive into the below section. Here they will get some useful information regarding the latest treatment of leiomyomas.

  • Uterine Fibroid Embolisation: UFE is the latest treatment procedure in which the blood supply to the fibroids is blocked so that the tumors fail to get the nutrients and become shrunk. The treatment allows the patients to become pregnant.
  • Myomectomy and Hysterectomy: Myomectomy is the surgical procedure in which the tumors from the womb are removed. On the other hand, in a hysterectomy, the surgeon removes the entire fibroid affected uterus from the body of the patient. In the second option, the women do not get pregnant as their womb is removed.

Hope all the above-mentioned information about uterine fibroids is helpful for the readers. For more information, they may consult a reputed physician.

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