During this unprecedented time, we want to remind you not to neglect underlying health issues like previously diagnosed fibroids with heavy symptoms. The Atlanta Fibroid Center is committed to the safety of our patients and our staff. While the situation with the COVID-19 continues to evolve and changes daily, we have implemented steps to comply … Read moreOur Commitment to Serve You During Covid-19 Pandemic
Recently I listened to a podcast that mentioned an interesting fact: many women crave chewing ice or clay, and it seems unusual and odd. However, it’s a pretty common fact when it comes to uterine fibroids. Doctors have a reasonable explanation for this behavior: chewing ice, clay, dirt or chalk is a common symptom of … Read moreFibroid Symptoms: Why Do Some Women Chew Ice, Clay, Dirt Or Chalk?
“Dr L I’m 42 and have noticed my periods have been getting progressively heavier over the past six months. My primary care physician did some tests on me and said I wasn’t anemic and not to worry about it but I know this is a sudden change and I know this isn’t my usual period. … Read moreAsk Dr. John Lipman: Why Do Fibroids Cause Heavy Bleeding?
“I have fibroids but not any symptoms. My girlfriend said she read about fibroids bursting and told me to see a doctor for this and have them removed. Is that correct?” Uterine fibroids are very common; particularly in adult African American women (~80%). Some women with fibroids do not have symptoms and do not need … Read moreAsk Dr. John Lipman: Can Fibroids Burst?