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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It's Not Normal: Black Women, Stop Suffering From Fibroids

Women may not recognize that they have a problem for months or years, resulting in a delay in treatment, and physical, economic, and emotional costs.

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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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Heavy Periods

Q: I am 49. Until recently, I've been having a very heavy, extended period. But lately, I haven't had much of a period at all—until this month. This month it's been very heavy and has lasted for three weeks. What should I do?

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