Search Resources (English): Uterine fibroids

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African American women and fibroids
Describes the signs and symptoms of fibroids, as well as treatment options. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Dr. Susan Lark's fibroid tumors & endometriosis self help book: effective solutions for heavy bleeding, cramps, pain, infertilit
Presents facts and information about the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of fibroids and endometriosis. Provides self-help programs.
Published: 1995
Book review - The UNhysterectomy

Reviews the book The UNhysterectomy: Solving Your Painful, Heavy Bleeding Without Major Surgery by Holly Bridges. Bridges argues for a rethinking of gynecologists’ aggressive approaches to treating women’s gynaecological problems, in particular heavy menstrual bleeding. Using her personal story as well as other case studies, Bridges shows that heavy menstrual bleeding can be successfully treated through minimally invasive surgery. Compared to hysterectomy, the recovery time is much quicker and there are many fewer short and long-term side effects.

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Published: 2012
Everybody knows someone who...

This article explains what dysmenorrhea is. Discusses spectrum of causes. Outlines alternative treatments as well as allopathic treatments.


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Published: 1981