Author Archives: Joy

About Joy

The Founder of Fibroid Relief.

In a ranting place…

I’m in a ranting place and I’m not – well not entirely – a ranting person… I’ve just gotten off the phone with yet another women who is not getting access to the care that’s right for her because payers … Continue reading

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Christiane Northrup, M.D. on Holistic Options and Focused Ultrasound

I’ve really admired Christiane Northrup’s approach to holistic care and specifically to woman’s health for years now, and I guess I should not have been surprised that she pointed to Focused Ultrasound as a treatment option for maintaining a whole … Continue reading

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More on MORE

I just got off the phone with a patient and we talked endlessly about the great article in MORE Magazine.  Below is the email I sent to MORE Editors – hopefully they’ll write a response in their next issue, or … Continue reading

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MORE on Fibroids

An article in the December 2008/January 2009 issue of US magazine MORE has an incredible article entitled The Endangered Uterus, by Peg Rosen.  You can check it out in print on pages 117-121, 157-158, or on-line. Rosen talks about alternative … Continue reading

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Fibroids and 90210…? You bet!

I hate to admit it, but last night I was watching 90210…yes, I too watch gossipy television and find myself in what feels like a high school flashback!  More importantly – at one point during the show, Shannon Doherty’s character, … Continue reading

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HERS Conference Experience

Earlier this month I traveled to Atlanta to attend the HERS Conference presented by the HERS Foundation.  Coming up to the conference I was thrilled at the prospect of attending a conference presented by a group that unabashedly shines a … Continue reading

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Uterine Fibroids on the Today Show

Go to this link to view the excerpt on Uterine Fibroids on the Today Show from this morning.  The array of options was not discussed in detail, including Focused Ultrasound, but the awareness is getting out there and we at … Continue reading

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Uterine Fibroids – Gaining a Voice to End Silent Suffering

One of the things that continues to surprise me is that many patients I speak to talk about the fact that prior to learning they had uterine fibroids from their gynecologist they never heard about it – – not from … Continue reading

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Visit to Insight Diagnostics, Dallas, TX

This past June I had the opportunity to visit Insight Diagnostics in Dallas, TX and observe a patient’s treatment of her uterine fibroids with Focused Ultrasound performed by Dr. Phyllis Gee. Below is a summary of what I observed and … Continue reading

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