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Educational Video Series Offered on Web Site

As part of our new web site, we are delighted to be able to present an Educational Video Series on uterine fibroids and their available treatment options. We believe these videos will help illuminate the details about fibroids and the different treatment approaches in an accessible … Continue reading

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Fibroid Relief Kicks Off “Fibroids & Fertility” Blog Series

Because fibroids affect so many women of childbearing years, Fibroid Relief is doing a blog series entitled “Fibroids & Fertility” for the month of June. We are pleased to kick it off with a guest blog by Megan Lubin, who … Continue reading

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Under Pressure: Can Uterine Fibroid Embolization Provide Urinary Relief?

It is a known fact that many uterine fibroid sufferers also deal with urinary discomfort: a feeling of pressure on the bladder, urinary incontinence and frequent visits to the restroom.    If you are considering uterine fibroid embolization, a minimally … Continue reading

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Fibroid Relief Heads to Houston April 27

Fibroid Relief will present a Fibroid Relief At Last event on April 27, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westin Oaks Hotel located at the Houston Galleria.  This free community event, held in partnership with St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and … Continue reading

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Study Shows Fibroid Treatments Improve Quality of Life

A new study shows that fibroid treatments — particularly minimally and non-invasive options — can help improve a woman’s quality of life. Of course those of you who suffer from fibroids don’t need a study to tell you that your … Continue reading

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New Research Sheds Light on UFE vs. Hysterectomy

A new study in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology points to the positive benefits of uterine fibroid embolization – a minimally invasive treatment option highlighted frequently on the Fibroid Relief website and in Facebook discussions among patients. The … Continue reading

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Mayo study finds women are satisfied with Focused Ultrasound treatment for Uterine Fibroids

A year after their procedures at the Mayo Clinic, 97 percent of the women who had Focused Ultrasound treatments for uterine fibroids said their symptoms had improved. Ninety percent considered their improvement either “considerable” or “excellent.” So reported Gina Hesley, … Continue reading

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Informative Video on Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)

A local television station in Orlando, Florida recently featured this segment on uterine fibroids and uterine fibroid embolization (UFE). The station interviewed a local patient who chose to treat her fibroid with UFE. Her results were very positive.  The video also … Continue reading

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Infertility and Fibroids…Yet Another Symptom

“Human reproduction is an inefficient process. On average, only one in five meetings of sperm and egg result in a fertilized egg with pregnancy potential. So therefore normal is abnormal.” This was a quote that Dr. Howard W. Jones gave during … Continue reading

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Health Reform & Fibroids

Discussions about Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) were not commonplace conversation just over a year ago, but as the Health Care Reform initiative has progressed, it seems that nearly every single day we hear something about CER. Recently, Medical Devices Today … Continue reading

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