fibroids

Ask the Expert: What Causes Painful Periods?

OB-GYN Dr. Mary Jane Minkin explains period pain

Period Stigma & Health Risks

Most women avoid talking about menstruation, which can lead to delayed diagnosis and serious health complications

Heavy Uterine Bleeding and Iron Deficiency Anemia Can Affect Mental Health, Relationships and Sexual Health

If left untreated, these common disorders can have a serious impact on your quality of life

Clinically Speaking: Talking to Patients About Uterine Fibroids

This guide can help healthcare providers communicate better with patients about their uterine fibroid diagnosis and treatment options

Clinically Speaking: What Are My Options Following a Uterine Fibroid Diagnosis?

Find out what medical treatments are available for uterine fibroids

Clinically Speaking: What to Ask Your Healthcare Provider If You Think You Have Uterine Fibroids

If you think you're experiencing symptoms of fibroids, these questions can help you figure it out

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Periods

If you're unsure how to talk to your healthcare provider about your period, these questions can help guide you

My Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Led to Iron-Deficiency Anemia and Disrupted My Career, but I Took My Life Back

I realized I couldn't keep living with debilitating bleeding and fatigue every month. Finally, I found the diagnosis and the care that I needed

I Thought My Heavy Bleeding Was Normal — Until It Almost Killed Me

My fibroids caused severe anemia, and I needed a blood transfusion. But I've learned to manage the condition and advocate for the compassionate care I need

Iron Deficiency Anemia and Heavy Periods: What’s the Connection?

Weakness, headaches and even feeling out of breath are common symptoms, but sometimes they may point to a larger problem.

Why It’s Important to Speak Up About Heavy Uterine Bleeding

Heavy uterine bleeding is one of the most common gynecological complaints.

Heavy Uterine Bleeding May Cause This Potentially Serious Complication

Heavy uterine bleeding may disrupt a woman's everyday life, but losing so much blood can also cause this potentially serious condition.

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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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