Effective Treatment for Uterine Fibroids

Effective Treatment for Uterine Fibroids

The special issue focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of uterine fibroids and dispels common myths about the condition.


Flipping the Script

Uterine fibroids threatened to wreck her life, but Cynthia Bailey, 54, formerly of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, found a treatment option.



Suspect You Might Have Uterine Fibroids?

Several imaging tests can determine whether a woman has fibroids.

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Uterine Fibroid Treatment Depends on a Woman’s Symptoms

Not all women with fibroids require treatment. But when individuals experience certain symptoms, various therapies can help.

Facts vs. Myths About Uterine Fibroids

Misconceptions about uterine fibroids are commonplace. Here’s what women need to know to take control of their health.

Hysterectomy Basics

Learn more about this treatment option for uterine fibroids.

Personal Stories

Tamar Braxton arrives at the 24th Annual MovieGuide Awards on February 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA

Tamar Braxton: “Uterine Fibroids Was the Root Cause of My Fertility Issues”

The singer and entrepreneur shares her experience with uterine fibroids to urge all women who are affected to speak up and be heard.


Singer-songwriter Asiahn Talks About Life With Uterine Fibroids

Many women with fibroids complain that often doctors don’t listen to what patients say. Some are speaking up.

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Not What She Expected

Teresa Foster thought she might be pregnant. Instead, she ended up with a uterine fibroid the size of a soccer ball.

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Period Problems Caused by Uterine Fibroids

Women with fibroids may experience heavy bleeding, a prolonged menstrual cycle or bleeding between periods.

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Baby Mine

Alison Dowell conceived her child after surgery to remove her uterine fibroids.

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Don’t Mess With Fibroids

Carolyn Johnson shares her experiences with uterine fibroids.

Erica L. Taylor

When Fibroids Refuse to Go Away

Erica Taylor underwent two different types of myomectomy surgeries in an attempt to rid herself of recurring uterine fibroids.

Coach Ella Destiny

A Hysterectomy Is Not Always the Best Option for Women With Fibroids

Ron-Ella McLendon underwent a hysterectomy after doctors insisted the operation would solve her fibroid problems. It didn’t.

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Ready to Be Fibroid-Free

After dealing with uterine fibroids for years, Stephanie Watson is having a myomectomy.

Melissa Muganzo Murphy

Uterine Fibroids: Can Lifestyle Changes Help?

After enduring severe fibroid symptoms for almost four years, Melissa Muganzo Murphy, 34, treated the condition holistically.

Eugenia Buie

Is UFE the Best-Kept Secret for Treating Fibroids?

After Eugenia Buie learned about uterine fibroid embolization, she wondered why some doctors don’t mention this treatment to their patients


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