Category: Fibroids

4 Important Factors About Fibroid Degeneration

80% of women will have fibroids before they reach the age of 50. These non-cancerous tumors can affect a woman’s life in many ways causing pain and excessive bleeding among other symptoms. The topic you don’t hear much about is fibroid degeneration. Let’s explore 4 important factors about fibroid degeneration.

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Pedunculated Fibroids and How They Are Treated By Dr. Handley

If you’ve been diagnosed fibroids, you’re probably wondering what you can do to get rid of them and their painful symptoms quickly. But first, it’s important to understand what kind of fibroid you’re experiencing. A pedunculated fibroid is a noncancerous type, but what more should you know?

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Why Menopause is Not Always a Solution to Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are an extremely common type of nonmalignant tumor that many women are not even aware they have. Typically, these tumors do not cause any problematic symptoms such as pain or heavy menstrual flow, which is exactly why so many women are unaware of their own uterine fibroids.

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Why African American Women are 3 Times More Likely to Develop Fibroids

Increasing public awareness about uterine fibroids, especially the racial disparity of this condition, is more important now than ever before. Studies have shown that despite severe symptoms from uterine fibroids, African American women reported taking an average of four years to seek treatment.

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North Texas Fibroids now performing Radial access

At North Texas Fibroids we are always looking to add new technologies and new techniques to our practice. We are now offering Radial access for our Uterine Fibroid Embolization procedures. What this means to patients is that there is no need to lay flat for any period of time after the procedure, less post-procedure discomfort at the radial artery access site vs. the femoral artery (groin), decreased complication rate as compared to femoral artery access, and potentially earlier discharge home from the procedure. Call us today to find out more about this exiting new technique that increases patient comfort and satisfaction, or visit Think Radial.