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Living with Fibroids: Sharing the Journey with Our Patients

Often, women diagnosed with uterine fibroids are not happy with the treatment options offered to them. They are not interested in surgery and they aren’t told of any other solutions except living with fibroids. Today, we are going to hear from real women, our patients, about how fibroids affect their careers and home lives. How … Read moreLiving with Fibroids: Sharing the Journey with Our Patients

Protect Your ‘U-Terus ’: 5 Facts About Birth Control and Fibroids

different forms of birth control affect fibroids

On the heels of new legislation surrounding women’s health, there has been a surge in social media commentary about the impact of potential changes to birth control and fibroids-related research and education. These forums have made it abundantly clear that a healthy ‘U’ starts with understanding how our body works, how will we be impacted … Read moreProtect Your ‘U-Terus ’: 5 Facts About Birth Control and Fibroids

IUDs for Fibroids: Do They Help?

When we talk to our patients at Atlanta Fibroid Center about fibroid treatment options, we strive to provide a comprehensive overview of each option so that each woman can make the best decision for her. If she is asymptomatic, our general recommendation is to leave fibroids untreated. Meanwhile, women who suffer from unpleasant fibroid symptoms, … Read moreIUDs for Fibroids: Do They Help?

Fertility and Infertility with Fibroids: What Are the Causes, Concerns and Things to Consider?

Can Fibroids Affect Fertility? The short answer is yes - fibroids can affect fertility. However, this relationship is complex because having fibroids does not automatically mean fertility issues will occur.

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that grow within, on, or adjoined to the uterus. Given the importance of this structure to the female reproductive system, there are concerns about the impact fibroids can, will, or have had on fertility, pregnancy, and ultimately healthy childbearing. Whether or not fibroids have an effect on fertility is especially … Read moreFertility and Infertility with Fibroids: What Are the Causes, Concerns and Things to Consider?