Uterine fibroids are benign growths in or on the uterus that vary in size, number, shape, and location. Fibroids can be submucosal (growth into the uterine cavity), intramural (growth within the wall of the uterus), or subserosal (growth on the outside of the uterus). Approximately 20-80 percent of women develop fibroids by the age of 50, with women in their 40’s and early 50’s most commonly affected simvastatin online. Though not all women with fibroids experience symptoms, those who do may find them moderately uncomfortable to debilitating.

 Symptoms Can Include:

  • Heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding
  • Anemia
  • Severe, cramp-like period pain
  • Diffuse pelvic pain or pressure
  • Frequent urination
  • Enlargement of the lower abdomen
  • Painful intercourse
  • Lower back pain
  • Complications during pregnancy and labor

Several Risk Factors Include:

  • Age (30’s-40’s)
  • Family history
  • Obesity
  • Eating habits
  • Ethnicity

 Participate in Research Studies for Women with Uterine Fibroids

  • Receive study-related care and examinations at no cost to you
  • Study -related medications are at no cost to you if eligible
  • Compensation for your time and travel

You may qualify for a study if you are:

  • A woman 18-51 years old
  • Experiencing heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Not using hormonal contraception or are willing to stop using hormonal contraception
  • Have not had a surgical removal of fibroids in the past 6 months

 

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