Many women with uterine fibroids have no symptoms. If they occur, they may be influenced by the location, size and number of fibroids. The most common symptoms may be:
- severe menstrual bleeding
- menstruation lasting more than 7 days
- pelvic pain
- frequent urination
- difficulty emptying the bladder
- back or leg pain
If you experience such symptoms, you should go to your family doctor or gynecologist for treatment for uterine fibroids options. Just like in the case of seeing other medical specialists, it would be a good idea to prepare before the appointment.
What can you do?
- write a list of all the symptoms you have, even if you think they have nothing to do with the condition you are going for
- write down all the medicines, teas, vitamins and supplements you take and in what doses
- make a list of what questions you want to ask your doctor
Classic treatment for uterine fibrosis
- ultrasound treatment
- drugs that block the production of estrogen and progesterone
- contraceptive pills
Your doctor may also recommend you some changes in your diet:
- eat high-fiber foods that help the body eliminate excess estrogen, such as whole grains
- avoid alcohol, caffeine, saturated fats, processed foods (sausages, etc.), sugar
- eat green leafy fruits and vegetables.