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Understanding Fibroids E-book
What are fibroids?

"Fibroids (also called myomas) are non-cancerous growths in or on the muscular wall of the womb (the myometrium). They can vary in number and size, according to the individual. Doctors will refer to the size of a fibroid in terms of a developing baby that size – in other words, 12 weeks. Some fibroids can be as small as a pea, but others can be as large as a seven- or eight-month-old foetus.

"Fibroids are given different names depending on where and how they grow:

  • Submucosal fibroids grow on the inside of the womb and extend into the uterine cavity
  • Intramural fibroids grow within the uterine wall (the wall of the womb)
  • Subserol fibroids grow on the outside of the womb, on the lining between the uterus and the pelvic cavity
  • Penduculated fibroids can be attached either to the inside or outside wall of the womb, and they are characterised by a stalk


"Fibroids are very common and can affect 20 percent of women over the age of 30. They are not common in women under the age of 20, except...



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Contents:


Fibroids E-book1
Fibroids2
Table of Contents3
Disclaimer5
Copyright5
Fibroids6
What are fibroids?6
Can fibroids become cancerous?6
What are the symptoms?6
What’s the cause?7
Are you anaemic?8
How do you find out if you have a fibroid?8
What treatment can you be offered by your doctor? 8
The Drug Approach9
Mefanamic acid and tranexamic acid9
GnRH analogues9
Progestogen9
Progesterone9
Surgical Techniques11
Myomectomy11
Hysteroscopic myomectomy11
Abdominal myomectomy11
Laparoscopic myomectomy12
Uterine Artery Embolisation12
Myolysis (laser ablation)12
Can fibroids re-grow?12
Endometrial Ablation13
Hysterectomy13
What natural treatments could be effective?14
Dietary changes14
Coffee14
High saturated fat intake14
Weight15
Your liver15
Fibre15
Phytoestrogens15
Brenda16
Xenoestrogens16
Essential fatty acids16
Supplements18
Herbs18
Long-term herbal treatment18
Agnus Castus (Vitex/Chasteberry root)18
Milk thistle (Silymarin marianum)18
Peony (Paeonia lactiflora)18
Short-term herbal treatment19
Plan For Treating Fibroids20
The Wait and see approach20
Pregnancy issues20
Age21
Not wanting to conceive21
Natural medicine21
Your Supplement Plan22
Herbs22
In Summary23
The Next Step24
Other E-books in this Series25
References27




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