With so many women dealing with fibroid tumors today, more research is being done to determine what steps might be taken to help to manage them. An exciting study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that in fact, vitamin D may be a key player in helping to manage fibroid tumors. This is great news for women struggling to manage fibroid tumors, as vitamin D is easily accessible in several forms. Read more »
Posts tagged: uterine fibroid tumors
Fibroid tumors are most commonly found in the uterus of women in their 20's, 30's and 40's. Between 20-50% of women of childbearing age have uterine fibroids, though not all women have symptoms. Fibroids are almost always benign (non-cancerous) but nonetheless can be quite bothersome. In more extreme cases, fibroids may even become dangerous if they cause too much heavy bleeding or are obstructing other organs in the body.
Estrogen dominance. The term is somewhat mysterious to most of us. If one had to guess, most people would likely assume that it’s an issue that affects women, since estrogen is a woman’s hormone, right? Actually, both women and men make and use estrogen every day. When estrogen becomes out of balance with other hormones in the body (like progesterone and testosterone, which both women and men make and use), estrogen dominance can occur, leading to common symptoms that many folks simply don’t understand, including fatty weight gain, muscle loss, decreased sex drive, and fatigue among many others. Read more »
Although no precise answers exist for the development of uterine fibroid tumors, there is a link between fibroids and estrogen production.
Fibroids do not develop until the body begins producing estrogen during the onset of menstruation. During the reproductive years, hormonal imbalance can cause fibroids to form and grow. Read more »
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Many women in their twenties, mid thirties through forties, and even women who are menopausal can be overloaded with estrogen, which can be caused by hormone replacement therapy (HRT), birth control pills, environmental estrogens, plant estrogens, stress, obesity, poor liver function, peri-menopause, and glandular dysfunction. Read more »
Uterine fibroids are generally benign (non-cancerous) tumors that are made from nodules of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissue, hence the name “fibroid tumor”. They are most commonly found in or on the uterus of women in their 20''s, 30''s and 40''s. Medically, fibroids are also referred to as myomas or leiomyomas, and are considered to be a woman''s fibrosis condition that is usually associated with estrogen dominance. Read more »