Fibroids: Types, Causes, and Symptoms

Uterine Fibroids are the Achilles heel of many American women. They are nauseating, inconvenient, debilitating and the pain associated often feels like there is no end in sight. This is the bane of many women existence and part of the curse of being a female.

Most women suffer far too long in silence as if it were a badge of toughness and courage on the same plane with childbirth. It is not. It is a medical condition not borne of a figment of the imagination, but a really bad medical condition Fibroids hurt. They cause problems like uncontrolled bleeding, menstrual pain and cramping, loss of sexual libido, muscle pain, bloating and swelling, an inability to sleep and left untreated, they just get worse.

Uterine Fibroids

In the bad old days of women reproductive medicine lacking the tools of today HYSTERECTOMY was the answer, but today better options exist offering less downtime, fewer complication, less cost (insurance & out of pocket co-pay) with the less invasive surgical procedure.

Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) is minimally invasive and permanent. Women who are no longer concerned about preserving fertility and the ability to conceive should investigate the option. It gives quick relief, the post-op regimen is simple and minimal, sexual activity can be enjoyed within two weeks of the procedure and little to no drugs beyond Ibuprofen are involved in the post-procedure pharmacy regimen – Ibuprofen is sold over the counter (OTC). The relief is real, the benefits priceless, and the option worth considering.

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