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Vanessa Aragon | fitandcare

Fibroid sufferers delay seeking treatment

Dec 4th 2013 at 8:58 PM

Uterine fibroids are common, non-cancerous tumors of the uterine beef (myometrium) consisting of bland beef beef and affiliation tissue.

A woman may accept one coarse or groups of several fibroids, and they can ambit in admeasurement from beneath than 1 inch to added than 8 inches across

The study, conducted by arch coarse experts from the Mayo Clinic, the Cleveland Clinic and the University of North Carolina, sheds new ablaze on the impact, prevalence and analysis apropos accompanying to uterine leiomyomas (fibroids).The large-scale, racially assorted analysis of appropriate US women age-old 29 to 59 - spanning bearing age to menopause - is the aboriginal of its kind

Dr. Elizabeth A. Stewart, advance columnist of the study, said:"Our abstraction shows that women ache too continued afore gluttonous treatment. This can attenuated their ambit of able options. Women are anxious about missing assignment and not extensive their career abeyant due to their symptoms, and they acerb admiration noninvasive analysis options that bottle the uterus and fertility.

"Leading account of hysterectomyUterine fibroids are amiable tumors in the uterus, which affect up to 80% of women by the age of 50. They are the arch account of hysterectomy in the US - about bisected of the 600,000 hysterectomies performed anniversary year in the US are for uterine fibroids and aberrant bleeding. Hysterectomies absorb abiding abatement of the uterus, which prevents coarse ceremony but additionally after-effects in accident of changeable abeyant and abounding accessible ancillary effects, including aboriginal menopause and urination and defecation disorders

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