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  • Whitney Dixon, RN, BSN

Fighting Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Fibroids has become one of the leading causes of infertility amongst African American women in the United States. While uterine fibroids is not life threatening, the non-cancerous growth tends to appear during child-bearing years. The fibroid masses can range from the size of a grape to that of a cantaloupe. Some of the more common symptoms include: severe pain, excessive bleeding during a woman's menstrual cycle, and an increase in abdominal girth. More severe cases of uterine fibroids may lead to a total hysterectomy.

While information regarding fibroids is often, not widely shared, here are some articles that bring insight to uterine fibroids.

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