Posts Tagged ‘about fibroids’

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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National Women’s Health Week and Fibroids

At The Fibroid Treatment Center we see women every day who have been living with fibroids for years. Either they didn’t know that there were options for treatment or they were told the only treatment was a hysterectomy. Fortunately, this week is National Women’s Health week where we can try and help promote and encourage…

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7 Signs You Might Have Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids sound either disgusting or dangerous, depending on your perspective on “things that grow on your uterus without asking”. The good news, however, is that they’re generally viewed as less of a problem than they sound like; a whopping 70 to 80 percent of women will have uterine fibroids before the age of 50,…

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No Scar Fibroid Treatments?

A new study out of China, has shown that trans-vaginal treatment of fibroids can be an effective way to manage the symptoms of debilitating fibroids. Avoiding large incisions is one of the main focus’ here at The Fibroid Treatment Center. By providing Uterine Fibroid Embolization which is a minimally invasive treatment option for fibroids, women…

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Is Your Testosterone Level Causing Your Fibroids?

Women don’t typically worry about their testosterone levels! But, could a new study shed light on this in regards to fibroid? Elevated testosterone levels may raise women’s risk for developing uterine fibroids, new data show. Jason YY Wong, ScD, of Stanford University School of Medicine, California, and colleagues found that women who have high levels…

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Risk Factors for Fibroids?

You must have heard about fibroid but do you know about its risk factors? Fibroid is basically a tumor that develops in the uterus wall. Since these tumors grow inside the female reproductive system, it is very obvious that women are probably at risk of fibroids. Fibroid can start growing either as a solo tumor…

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