Articles Tagged: shrinking fibroids

Fibroids And Pregnancy – What To Do?

Fibroids And PregnancyThere are two considerations when discussing fibroids and pregnancy. The first issue is whether or not fibroids and their treatment impact fertility. The second issue is how fibroids might affect a pregnancy.

Around 20% of women of child-bearing age have uterine fibroids.

Uterine Fibroid Embolization Risks

Uterine Fibroid EmbolizationUterine fibroid embolization is a medical procedure used to treat fibroid tumors. These tumors can grow anywhere on the uterus-outside, inside or in the wall. Uterine fibroids are not cancerous. If they don’t cause problems, you do not need to treat them. It is possible to have fibroids and not even know it. Women who do have fibroids often find that they shrink after menopause.