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Month: February 2017

Why African American Women are at More Risk for Fibroids?

As per the study fibroids are more prevalent in African American women then other ethnic races. The probability of an African American women to develop fibroids is 3 times then other races. By the age of 40, 20-40% of African American women will have fibroids as per the research. Estimates…

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Fibroids and Weight Gain – What’s the Connection?

Can fibroids cause weight gain? If you want the short answer: Absolutely! Uterine Fibroids are a non-cancerous overgrowth in muscles and tissues in the uterus. Some of the fibroids are small and usually go unnoticed by women who has them. However a well-developed fibroid can weigh between 20 to 40 pounds. That is…

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