Over ONE MILLION women will be diagnosed with uterine fibroids this year.
The traditional treatment protocol: Hysterectomy!
But, today there are are other options.
The choice is YOURS, NOT your doctor's!
Here are some facts about fibroids:
* As many as 77 percent of all women have fibroids.
* Between 20 and 40 percent of fibroids create symptoms such as
excessive bleeding or pain.
* Over six hundred thousand hysterectomies are performed in the
United States each year, 89 percent of them for benign conditions.
* Fibroids account for approximately 45 percent of all hysterectomies.
Michael S. Broder, M.D., M.S.H.S., is an assistant professor of obstetrics and
gynecology at the UCLA School of Medicine. He has extensive research training
and has served as a consultant to the RAND Corporation (a research think tank in
Santa Monica, CA) since 1996. He has earned a listing in Who's Who in America,
2001. Dr. Broder's work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, as well as
in scientific publications, including the Journal of the America Medical
Association, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Health Services Research, the Western
Journal of MEdicine and the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
His research has been cited in numerous newspapers and magazines including
Health, Prevention, Parenting and Family Circle. He is a frequent public speaker
on women's health isssues. Dr. Broder has also studied the overuse of
hysterectomy to treat gynecologic problems. He is on the board of the National
Uterine Fibroids Foundation, a group dedicated to helping women with uterine
FIBROIDS are benign tumors in the uterus that can grow large enough to
cause bleeding, pain or infertility. They are the leading reason for over 300,000
hysterectomies performed each year. Scott Goodwin, M.D., co-author of
"What Your Doctor may Not Tell You About Fibroids," is a pioneer in fibroid
embolization treatment, and Michael Broder, M.D., is a renowned women's health
researcher. They explore all the lifestyle strategies, medical therapies and less
invasive forms of surgery that may be able to control fibroids without a
Nutrional Therapy: the best foods to help reduce symptoms, increase
overall health and reduce new fibroid growth over time. Exercise: the direct benefts of exercise in helping to lower the risk of
developing fibroids and alleviate pain Alternative remedies: a look at Western herbs, acupuncture, Asian herbal
medicine, homeoptahy and home remedies Conventional treatments: drugs that help control symptoms of pain
and bleeding, including NSAIDs, birth control pills, tranexamic acid,
and the progestin-releasing IUD Promising Experimental Drug Studies: including RU-486, androgen therapy
and interferon Procedures: myomectomy, laprascopy and uterine fibroid embolization (UFE),
the least invasive of the major interventions.
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