Did you know up to 50% of hysterectomies are caused by Uterine Fibroids! Get the facts about fibroids with this infographic.
Heavy or prolonged periods, pelvic pain, uncomfortable intercourse, constipation, and even backaches or leg pains could all be symptoms of uterine fibroids. Check out this infographic from Center for Image Guided Medicine at Emory-Adventist Hospital to learn more about uterine fibroids.
Center for Uterine Fibroids. Leiomyomas are the most common solid pelvic tumor in women, causing symptoms in approximately 25% of reproductive age women. However, with careful pathologic inspection of the uterus, the overall prevalence of leiomyomas increases to over 70%, because leiomyomas can be present but not symptomatic in many women. The average affected uterus has six to seven fibroids.
Are you sleeping well, but still feeling really fatigued? Your problem might be anemia, which occurs when your body doesn’t make enough red blood cells. These are the cells that bring blood to your organs, and this issue affects about 3.5 million Americans, with the majority being women and more common among seniors because of poor diet or medical conditions. If you have anemia, or suffer from its symptoms, the good news is that your diet can help to turn the condition around.