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Understanding Fibroids E-book

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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Fibroids E-book 1
Fibroids 2
Table of Contents 3
Disclaimer 5
Copyright 5
Fibroids 6
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 Approach 9
Mefanamic acid and tranexamic acid 9
GnRH analogues 9
Progestogen 9
Progesterone 9
Surgical Techniques 11
Myomectomy 11
Hysteroscopic myomectomy 11
Abdominal myomectomy 11
Laparoscopic myomectomy 12
Uterine Artery Embolisation 12
Myolysis (laser ablation) 12
Can fibroids re-grow? 12
Endometrial Ablation 13
Hysterectomy 13
What natural treatments could be effective? 14
Dietary changes 14
Coffee 14
High saturated fat intake 14
Weight 15
Your liver 15
Fibre 15
Phytoestrogens 15
Brenda 16
Xenoestrogens 16
Essential fatty acids 16
Supplements 18
Herbs 18
Long-term herbal treatment 18
Agnus Castus (Vitex/Chasteberry root) 18
Milk thistle (Silymarin marianum) 18
Peony (Paeonia lactiflora) 18
Short-term herbal treatment 19
Plan For Treating Fibroids 20
The Wait and see approach 20
Pregnancy issues 20
Age 21
Not wanting to conceive 21
Natural medicine 21
Your Supplement Plan 22
Herbs 22
In Summary 23
The Next Step 24
Other E-books in this Series 25
References 27

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