Uterine Fibroid Blog

The source for women's health and fibroids

Uterine Fibroid Blog

The source for women's health and fibroids

Uterine Fibroid Blog

The source for women's health and fibroids

Fibroid Blog

The Risks of Getting Your Nails Done

Some women are regulars on going to the nail salon to get their nails done or maintained. The new trend is the gel polish manicure, which is maintains a perfect look after two weeks despite washing dishes and other daily activities.

However, there have been a few cases of women getting skin cancer on the backs of their hands from the UV exposure when getting their gel nail polish done at the salon. Dr. Lyndsay Shipp, a dermatologist at Georgia Regents University, investigated to see if the amount of UV from nail dryers are associated with skin cancer. Her results showed that the amount of UV levels are low, however, the amount of UV emitted varied among different machines and devices.

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Cupid Rx - Tips to Make a Healthy Difference

Give yourself a little love on Valentine's Day. Take the time to try a few new things that can truly make a healthy difference.

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A Baby After Uterine Fibroid Embolization

A woman comes from Nigeria looking for help with her fibroids and infertility and finds not only relief but the blessings of motherhood 2 years after UFE.

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The Cost of Uterine Fibroid Embolization

When comparing hysterectomy, myomectomy and Uterine Fibroid Embolization, UFE costs were significantly less as an alternative treatment for fibroids.

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Fibroids: The Hidden Health Epidemic

While everybody gets riled up about these periodic health issues like swine flu, there’s a real epidemic out there among the female population that NOBODY’S talking about... fibroids.

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CNN Health: Abnormal periods

CNN Health reports on abnormal periods, causes and treatment options, including heavy periods caused by fibroids.

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Fibroids: An African American Epidemic?

Do you have extremely heavy menstrual bleeding, prolonged menstrual periods, bleeding between periods, backache, leg pains, pelvic pressure or pain, pain with intercourse, constipation, urinary incontinence (can hold your urine), or go to the bathroom often to urinate? Then you may suffer from uterine fibroids. They occur during a woman’s “childbearing years,” usually run in the family, and are most prevalent in African American women.

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