fibroids

Female medical practitioner reassuring a patient

Clinically Speaking: What Are the Surgical Treatments for Fibroids?

An OB-GYN surgeon talks treatments and options for these common uterine growths

Female medical practitioner reassuring a patient

Conversación sobre la salud: ¿Qué son los tratamientos quirúrgicos para fibromas?

Una cirujana ginecóloga obstetra habla sobre los tratamientos y opciones para estas protuberancias uterinas frecuentes

Robotic surgery and automated medicine technology concept with patient receiving treatment in modern clinic,

Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About OB-GYN Robotic-Assisted Surgery

The field of robotic-assisted OB-GYN surgery is growing. Here’s what you should know.

Diana Brown

Doctors Told Me It Was Just Perimenopause. It Turned Out to Be Uterine Fibroids.

I wasn’t taken seriously until I developed symptoms of organ failure

Fibroids Are a Whole Person Issue

Fibroids Are a Whole Person Issue

8 out of 10 women will have fibroids by the time they’re 50. Learn how living with fibroids affects overall health and what different treatment options are available.

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Is a Treatment Option for Fibroids

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Is a Treatment Option for Fibroids

Most women with fibroids don’t need treatment. However, for those that do, RFA is an option.

Alyssa Elaskari

My Uterine Fibroids Make Partner Intimacy and Honoring My Religion Challenging, But I’ve Found Ways to Cope

Though long, heavy and painful periods affect my daily life and prayer rituals, I still find the beauty of God’s mercy in the everyday

Comic: Annie Has Anemia

Comic: Annie Has Anemia

Annie wants to know why she suddenly wants to eat some unusual things. Is anemia from fibroids the culprit? Let’s find out.

Historieta: Annie tiene anemia

Historieta: Annie tiene anemia

Annie wants to know why she suddenly wants to eat some unusual things. Is anemia from fibroids the culprit? Let’s find out.

How Fibroids Impact the Whole Person

How Fibroids Impact the Whole Person

Uterine fibroids are common and they can affect your quality of life

En Qué Forma Afectan Los Fibromas Todos Los Aspectos De Una Persona

En qué forma afectan los fibromas todos los aspectos de una persona

Los fibromas uterinos ocurren frecuentemente y pueden afectar tu calidad de vida

Q&A: A Patient’s Perspective on Uterine Health Conditions

Q&A: A Patient’s Perspective on Experiencing Uterine Health Conditions

HealthyWomen spoke with Heather Guidone about her experience being diagnosed with a uterine health condition

Woman holding her stomach with pelvic pain

How Fibroids Can Affect Your Fertility

Fibroids can cause infertility in some people. Here’s how to know if you might have them and how they’re treated.

Doctor and patient looking at fibroids on a computer screen

Q&A: A Healthcare Provider’s Perspective on Diagnosing Uterine Health Conditions

HealthyWomen spoke with Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., about why uterine health conditions are so hard for healthcare providers to diagnose, and what patients can do to help

How to Choose Health Insurance When You Have Fibroids

Health Insurance 101: How to Choose Health Insurance When You Have Fibroids

If you have uterine fibroids, these are the 9 questions you need to ask when choosing health insurance

What’s Normal When It Comes to Menstrual Bleeding?

What’s Normal When It Comes to Menstrual Bleeding?

Is your heavy period normal, or could it be a symptom of something else?

What’s Normal When It Comes to Menstrual Bleeding?

¿Qué es lo normal en lo que se refiere al sangrado menstrual?

¿Es tu período menstrual normal o podría ser un síntoma de algo más?

pharmacist hand holding medicine box in pharmacy drugstore

Why Access to Contraception Matters for Women of All Ages

Contraceptives help with many health concerns beyond pregnancy prevention, yet millions of women struggle to access them

How Health Inequities Put Women of Color and Rural Women at Risk Infographic

How Health Inequities Put Women of Color and Rural Women at Risk

Improving health outcomes requires addressing health inequities among socially disadvantaged groups

woman with pelvic pain

Living with Fibroids Videos

Watch these videos to learn more on how to evaluate, manage and talk with your HCP about fibroids

Illustration of w uterus with fibroids on a blue background

What You Need to Know About Uterine Fibroids

Get the facts about this common condition

Woman with hot water bottle healing stomach pain

Ask the Expert: What Causes Painful Periods?

OB-GYN Dr. Mary Jane Minkin explains period pain

Period Stigma & Health Risks

Period Stigma & Health Risks

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

woman deep in thought

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