Tuesday, May 18, 2010

What Women Should Know About Fibroids

Fibroid tumors are benign growths on the muscular wall of the uterus.  They can be tiny in size, like a marble or grow huge and fill up the entire uterine cavity.  Some fibroids are as large as a five month pregnancy.  Here are some facts that women should know about fibroids:
Fibroids can occur at any age but are most common between ages 40-50.
Common symptoms are prolonged or heavy periods,

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