The Fibroid Fighters Foundation is a public welfare organization created to advance the cause of women’s’ health and the safe and effective treatment of uterine fibroids.
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By developing a collaborative partnership with fellow patients and physicians, we’re fostering a supportive relationship where informed women have proactive conversations with trusted healthcare providers on a regular basis. As a patient-founded organization, our unique insights layered with a unique mix of virtual and in-person outreach drives exponential change.
Awareness, education, and access to care are all needed to make a tremendous difference in a woman’s quality of life. Together we need to make talking about menstrual health and fertility a part of normal health care.
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Shay Johnson's Story
Actress Shay Johnson was terrified every time she thought of the word "Fibroids." She separated herself from her family and friends while trying to deal with the symptoms herself. She finally was made aware of treatment options that helped her to live a normal life.Continue Reading
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Emotional Causes of Fibroids
Do you ever wonder about the emotional side effects of fibroids? With spring ready to spread warmth and chirping birds, some may think seasonal depression is gone for the year.
Your Guide to Fibroids After Pregnancy
You’ve just given birth, and you are concerned about how your fibroids may change postpartum. Fibroids, which are noncancerous tumors, often shrink after pregnancy. In one study, researchers found that,
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A Hysterectomy Is Not Always the Best Option for Women With Fibroids: Real Health Magazine
Ron-Ella McLendon first experienced menstrual cycle difficulties while she was in high school. “I was going through three to four pads each hour, and I used to pass out a lot in school,” recalls the government contractor, life coach and author, age 43. “Doctors would tell me that my iron was low. In McLendon’s family circles, the health condition wasn’t discussed much. “I’d heard of fibroids, but I never knew in depth what they were,”…Read More