Fibroid Pain

Read all about fibroid pain here and find out how to treat fibroid symptoms. Uterine fibroids are usually painless and do not normally cause symptoms, but this is not much consolation if your fibroids are painful. A fibroid is only painful for a reason. If one grows large enough then it can produce pelvic discomfort […]

What Are Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are benign (meaning not cancerous or precancerous) growths in the uterine wall that often cause unpleasant and sometimes painful symptoms. To understand fibroids, you need to understand the structure of the normal uterus (see below). Above: Uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries, viewed from the front The uterus is composed of two major layers. […]

The Symptoms and Origins of Fibroids

The commonest symptoms which occur with uterine fibroids, are heavy menstrual bleeding and pelvic or lower abdominal pressure or discomfort. Heavy menstrual bleeding is also known as menorrhagia. The term menorrhagia refers to periods that are heavy or excessively long. A normal menstrual period will last for about 4 to 5 days. Menstrual bleeding which […]