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The Fibroid FoundationFibroids and Menopause
Healthcare|July 15, 2014 3:00 AM

Fibroids and Menopause

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Will my fibroids shrink as I near menopause?

This is a question frequently asked by women.  The correct answer is, maybe.

The actual statistics are that 40-50% of women experience significant shrinkage of fibroids as a result of reduced hormone levels.  Unfortunately, fibroids do not always disappear.  It’s best to create a plan of cautious monitoring with your gynecologist.  Considering your history, a more active approach may be required.

Some symptoms to look out for are:

– Spotting

– Discharge of an unusual color or unusual frequency

– Extended abdomen

– Increased or painful urination

Fibroids display uniquely in each person.  You know your body better than anyone.  If you have a concern, please reach out to a trusted physician, or a reputable source for a physician referral.

Be Well,

Sateria

 

“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.”
~ Lao Tzu

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