Fibroids

  7 out of 10 women suffer from Fibroids.  Many women don’t even know due to not knowing the symptoms.  But what happens after your diagnosis and surgery?   On The Mic host, Missy B talks to Earth Jallow and Seleana Watkins talk about their experiences with this potentially aggressive health issue that many African-American women will encounter, […]

7 out of 10 women suffer from Fibroids.  Many women don’t even know due to not knowing the symptoms.  On The Mic host, Missy B talks to Earth Jallow and Seleana Watkins about a potentially aggressive health issue that many African-American women will encounter, fibroids. Sign Up To Get Exclusive News and Contest to Your Inbox: 

A 47-year-old African-American woman has heavy menstrual bleeding and iron-deficiency anemia. She reports the frequent need to urinate during the night and throughout the day.…

Uterine fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) tumors of the uterus and the most common GYN problem for women. By the age of 50, about 80% of…

Phyllis J. Gee M.D.  earned her B.S. in nutrition from Cornell University. She then received her M.D. from Wayne State University School of Medicine and…

In the United States, black women are two to three times more likely to have fibroids than white women. These fibroids, which are noncancerous growths that…

Consider yourself fortunate if you haven’t developed fibroids which are very common in our community. Health professionals don’t know why we’re plagued with fibroids but there are romantic ways to work around the issues.

Have a question for doctor? Text it to “646464″ (OHOHOH). An estimated three of every four women will have to address the issue of uterine…