Uterine fibroids are a problem for a lot of women, especially after age 30. Fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the muscle cells of the uterus. While estimates vary, at least half of American women who are of reproductive age have fibroids.[ref ]
This article digs into the causes of fibroids, explains how your genetic variants can add to the susceptibility, and offers solutions backed by research.
Symptoms of fibroids include:
painful or heavy periods
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