Fibroids

In Healthy Ever After, Dr. Jessica Shepherd explains what fibroids is.

In this edition of Faith Walking, our fabulous guest-host Maurette Brown-Clark talks about trusting in God so much that “you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” She talks about her experience having her first child. When she got pregnant and went to the doctor, the doctor saw some complications that […]

According to statistics, 70 percent of White women and 90 percent of Black women have had fibroids by age fifty. As a result of the often times debilitating condition, more than 200,000 hysterectomies are performed each year for uterine fibroids.

Many African-American women have experienced the impact of fibroids, which can cause weight gain, painful menstrual cycles, infertility, and other serious health-related issues. According to the…

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…

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…