About Fibroids

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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Fibroids: Are They Making Sex Painful for You?

If you are a woman reading this, the odds are that you have or have had uterine fibroids but didn’t even know it. These benign growths of muscle and connective tissue of the uterus are a common occurrence, affecting 60-80 percent of women. Also, they generally do not cause any symptoms. There are times, however, that their…

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Sometimes we all need to be reminded of the Facts about fibroids

Fibroids are uterine overgrowths that develop in and around the uterus in a female. They are nothing but the normal tissue that starts growing abnormally to form a benign or a non-cancerous tumor. Fibroids have become an extremely common condition that can be experienced by females after puberty and the peak incidence of occurrence is…

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Sonata Technology Platform Featured in Presentations at Upcoming Congress

Gynesonics, a women’s healthcare company focused on the development of advanced incision-free solutions for the treatment of uterine conditions, today announced that its Sonata® System technology platform for transcervical incision-free treatment of uterine fibroids will be featured in three presentations at the 61st Annual German Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (DGGG) Congress to be held…

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Nationwide project will track uterine fibroid treatment outcomes

A cohort of 10 clinical centers across the U.S. recently announced that they will collaborate on a large-scale study on the effectiveness of various treatments for uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are a common type of benign tumor in women. Some are entirely asymptomatic, while others can cause significant pain, bleeding and fertility problems. “Uterine fibroids…

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Treatment of fibroids depends on childbearing decision

As I’ll explain shortly, the first question you need to ask yourself is whether you want to have children in the future. That’s because some of the most effective treatments for fibroids make becoming pregnant more difficult, or impossible. But, first, let me explain what fibroids are. They are tumors that form in or on…

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Black Women Await More Federal Research Into Fibroids

One of the interesting points that this article makes is that women often wait 2-4 YEARS before getting help for their fibroids! That adds up to a lot of missed work days, wasted family vacations, and too many months of suffering. Our goal at The Fibroid Treatment Center is to help educate women on their…

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BioSpecifics creates successful non-surgical uterine fibroid treatment

BioSpecifics Technology Corp. published a paper on Tuesday detailing the efficacy of its collagenase clostridium histolyicum (CCH) vaccine prototype for the treatment of uterine fibroids, finding a decreased fibroid stiffness. The article, titled “Loss of Stiffness in Collagen-Rich Uterine Fibroids after Digestion with Purified Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum,” was published in the American Journal of Obstetrics…

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