A fibroid is a mass of muscle tissue, typically noncancerous, that develops within the wall of the uterus. READ MORE

After My Hysterectomy, I’m Living My Best Life

After living with the pain of fibroids for 17 years, treating them was the best gift I could give myself.

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The Double Whammy for Black Women With Fibroids

Black women are more likely to develop fibroid tumors and to receive invasive treatment.

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Heavy, Prolonged or Painful Periods? That Could Be a Sign of Uterine Fibroids

Learn more about the signs and symptoms of uterine fibroids.

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What to Know About Uterine Fibroids

If you don’t know about uterine fibroids, you should. They are the most common gynecological condition among women.

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What Are Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths made of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissue that grow in or on the uterus. Many women get them, but the causes aren't clear.

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Uterine Fibroids May Show Few Symptoms

Uterine fibroids can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pressure, frequent urination and back pain but some cause no symptoms. If you notice an unusual lump, get it checked out.

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