Many of our patients ask if symptoms of fibroids include weight gain. Additionally, many of them ask about the possibility of weight loss after Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE). Today we will answer these questions and explain the link between fibroids and weight gain. Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that are often present in women’s uterus. … Read moreIs Weight Gain a Symptom of Fibroids?
There is a movement sweeping through the heart of Atlanta. If you listen closely you may hear about it, but my guess is that you are much more likely to see it first. In communities across the metro area and beyond, women everywhere are wearing white pants. It doesn’t matter that it was after Labor … Read moreDear Fibroids: I Want to Wear White Again!
I have a lot of difficulty moving my bowels. I’ve undergone an extensive workup with a GI doctor (including colonoscopy, barium enema, and abdominal x-rays). I also have big fibroids and I am wondering if that is the cause? Can fibroids cause constipation? Chronic constipation can be caused by large fibroids in the back of … Read moreAsk Dr. John Lipman: “Can Fibroids Cause Constipation?”
If you don’t experience uterine cramps during periods, you are among the luckiest women on the planet (at least when it comes to periods). Today we are going to talk about the majority of women, who experience cramps every single menstrual cycle. Particularly, we will try to understand when the cramps are normal, and when … Read moreUterine Cramps and Fibroids