Most women are at risk of developing uterine fibroids
, especially those who are between the ages of 40 and 50, African-American, over-weight, and/or have a family history of fibroids.
The wide range of size and location of fibroids in the uterus can result in a likewise wide range of symptoms, from visible swelling to heavy menstrual bleeding and pain, to difficulty with urination, pain during intercourse, or even severe pain and discomfort at all times.
Symptoms of fibroids
can be distracting or immobilizing to the point of limiting work and daily life, and of course, all women are unique in pain tolerance. Therefore, treatment options for relief of fibroids
symptoms will begin with a consultation to determine the most beneficial and healthiest procedure for relief.