Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years in women.  Also called fibromyomas, leiomyomas or myomas, uterine fibroids are not associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer and almost never develop into cancer. As many as 3 out of 4 women have uterine fibroids sometime during their lives, but most are unaware of … Read More

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common health problem that effects women. It happens when the lining of the uterus grows outside of itself. According to WebMD, the most common sites for endometriosis to be found are the “ovaries or fallopian tubes, the outer wall of the uterus, the intestines, or other organs in the belly.” However, endometriosis can also appear on the vagina, … Read More