Uterine Fibroids Cuts Across Generations

Uterine Fibroids Cuts Across Generations

The two women are sharing their stories about uterine fibroids, a health condition that runs in families and affects almost 80% of African-American women by age 50. But experts think that, just as with uterine fibroids, genetics plays a role in the development of the problem. “I told my sister to get my nieces to the gynecologist to get them tested for fibroids and PCOS so any problems could be detected as soon as possible.”For related coverage, read \"DC Councilwoman Raises Awareness About Uterine Fibroids in Video Series“ and ”Uterine Fibroids Resources.\" Have you ever experienced heavy menstrual bleeding because of uterine fibroids? If you have uterine fibroids, Real Health wants to hear how you are dealing with this health condition.

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