FibroidsConnect Magazine
  • Managing Uterine Fibroid Symptoms by Making Healthier Dietary Choices

    Managing Uterine Fibroid Symptoms by Making Healthier Dietary Choices

    Living with a chronic health condition such as uterine fibroids can really challenge your overall well-being. Fortunately, there are ways…

  • 10 Awesome Pain-Reducing Period Hacks

    10 Awesome Pain-Reducing Period Hacks

    You dread the monthly visit. It’s painful, messy, and leaves you feeling drained. No, we’re not talking about when your…

  • 4 Healthy Ways to Pamper Yourself During PMS and Your Period

    4 Healthy Ways to Pamper Yourself During PMS and Your Period

    Ugh, blah, blech. It’s that week of the month when you wish you could disappear off the face of the…

  • The Fibroid and Endometriosis Information Gap

    The Fibroid and Endometriosis
    Information Gap

    It’s a situation too many women have experienced. You go to a general practitioner or a gynecologist with complaints of…

  • Your Daughter and Her Health Education – What Should it Include?

    Your Daughter and Her Health Education – What Should it Include?

    Your daughter is growing up. It fills you with joy and pride sometimes… and with stress at other times. Adolescence…

  • Why am I having heavy periods?

    Why am I having heavy periods?

    Your period shouldn’t be a life-changing event. That term should be reserved for getting accepted to university, choosing a career…

  • Get Armed… with Information

    Get Armed… with Information

    Did you know that 42% of women feel they are not treated with dignity and respect by healthcare professionals? Many…

  • Trying to Conceive: The Mixed Emotions Faced by Uterine Fibroid Patients

    Trying to Conceive: The Mixed Emotions Faced by Uterine Fibroid Patients

    For many women, the stage of life when they are trying to conceive is a happy and exciting time. They…

  • Heavy Periods: How to Deal with Them and When They Might Signify a Problem

    Heavy Periods: How to Deal with Them and When They Might Signify a Problem

    It’s pretty safe to say that most women don’t love getting their period. It’s messy, it’s often uncomfortable, it requires…

  • The best advocate for each woman's health is that woman, herself!

    The best advocate for each woman’s health is that woman, herself!

    When it comes down to it, the first and foremost advocate for your health must be you. As women, we…

  • What to Tell Your Daughter About Periods

    What to Tell Your Daughter About Periods (Including Important Points You Might Forget)

    In today’s screen-based world, there are plenty of places a girl could hear about getting her period, aside from her…

  • Is Sex a Pain? It Might Be the Fault of Uterine Fibroids

    Is Sex a Pain? It Might Be the Fault of Uterine Fibroids

    Uterine fibroids don’t just impact you as an individual; they can also impact your intimate relationships. Heavy bleeding, longer periods,…

  • Choosing the Right Uterine Fibroid Treatment: Factors to Consider

    Choosing the Right Uterine Fibroid Treatment: Factors to Consider

    Sometimes uterine fibroids are a minor inconvenience. A heavy period. Some stomach pain here and there. But sometimes fibroids can…

  • Body challenge with uterine fibroids

    30-Day Get Comfortable With My Body Challenge

    Spring is on its way! The weather is getting warmer and sunnier. It’s time to get out and get active.…

  • Is Your Life Ruled by Uterine Fibroids

    How to Take Control Sometimes it feels like your uterine fibroids control your life. They control what clothing you wear…

  • Fertility and uterine fibroids

    How Uterine Fibroids Impact Your Fertility

    Uterine fibroids can often – embarrassingly – make you look and feel like you’re pregnant. The bloated stomach, the need…

  • Heavy menstrual bleeding - Symptome of uterine fibroids

    Discovering Uterine Fibroids Through Awareness of Your Body’s Rhythms

    “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn   As the one…

  • Two Inspiring Women Whose Pain Pushed Them Higher

    Pain. When it’s on the level of a headache, most of us can manage. Just take a painkiller, rest for…

  • Home spa - lifestyle with fibroids

    Home Spa with Fibroids or Heavy Bleeding

    You find the thought of sitting on a wet and warm stone bench in a space shared with other people…

  • Life with fibroids

    Exercising with Uterine Fibroids or Heavy Bleeding

    How many times have you seen advertisements for the ‘latest’ fitness craze? Whether it’s anti-gravity aerial fitness training, obstacle course…

  • Can you Help Raise Awareness of Uterine Fibroids?

    Do you suffer from uterine fibroids and are you willing to share your experience with others? We are looking for…

  • Suffering from uterine fibroids

    The journey from Hell: The Grind of the Daily Commute for Uterine Fibroid Sufferers

    Have you ever heard someone say “I’ve had the journey from hell”? Let’s pose a few questions. How long is…

  • Herbals against uterine fibroids

    Is ‘Going Herbal’ Really the Answer for Uterine Fibroids?

    As you may have seen, there are many articles in the press and on the Internet promoting herbal tea and…

  • Don’t Ignore the Symptoms! Bridget’s Video Story

    After Bridget admitting herself to A&E in desperation and subsequently being referred to a gynaecologist, it was revealed that Bridget…

  • Dr. Rosemary

    BBC Doctor Rosemary Leonard Talks More About Fibroids and What Sufferers can Do

    GP and Women’s Health specialist Dr Rosemary Leonard talks about a new study showing the lack of awareness around the…

  • Woman diary

    My ‘Monthly’ Diary – by Eva age 40 and Uterine Fibroid Sufferer

    Week 1 It’s Claire’s* 40th birthday in 2 weeks. It’s been in the calendar for a few months that she…

  • Fibroids graphic

    Take Control of Fibroids

    Women can wait for years before seeking help for fibroids, thinking their symptoms are only temporary. Don’t be one of…

  • Rachel Richardson with baby

    Rachel Richardson’s Video Story

    Rachel Richardson suffered from severe uterine fibroids for many years and was told she was unlikely to ever have children…

  • Heavy menstrual bleeding

    Don’t Ignore Heavy Menstrual Bleeding!

    Many women are affected by heavy menstrual bleeding without knowing why. If you suffer from heavy periods, you may have…

  • Summer is coming

    Summer is Coming – How to Get Back Into Life Despite Fibroids

    Uterine fibroids in many cases is a debilitating condition1. It can result in fatigue2, pain2 and heavy bleeding3. In severe…

  • Steph Gandy

    Steph Gandy: Great Britain Forward Reveals Her Fight for Life – BBC News

    Steph Gandy has spoken of how she has returned to the Great Britain women’s basketball team after almost dying on…

  • The Voice newspaper

    The Voice Newspaper Cover Bridget’s Story

    The Voice Newspaper covers Bridget Taylors Story – a lady who had multiple fibroids, one the size of sixth month…

  • A Simple Video Guide to Uterine Fibroids

    A simple video guide to uterine fibroids. Gives an explanation as to what uterine fibroids are, how common they are,…

  • Woman living with uterine

    Living with Uterine Fibroids – Maria’s Story

    Excruciating pain, uncontrollable bleeding and severe anaemia have become part of everyday life for fibroid sufferer, Maria Xavier. The 47…

  • Bridget

    Bridget’s Story: Fibroids Nearly Killed Me

    Bridget Taylor had a fibroid the size of a six-month-old foetus but her doctor said she was ‘run down’ [PIC…

  • Dont suffer in silence with fibroids

    Don’t Suffer in Silence with Fibroids – Audrey’s Story

    Constant bleeding, anaemia, severe pain and bloating have become the norm for fibroid sufferer Audrey Young. The 50 year old,…

  • Uterine Fibroids: A Serious Health Concern in black Women

    Consultant Mr Akobundu Nnochiri explains Uterine fibroids are a serious health concern for many black women. Statistics show that around…

  • Impact of heavy bleeding

    The Impact of Living with Uterine Fibroids – Katherine’s Story

    The impact of living with uterine fibroids – Katherine’s story Children’s nurse Katherine Hill suffered from such severe uterine fibroids,…

  • Woman decision at the doctor

    Decisions Decisions! : Making the Right Decision for you About Treatment for Uterine Fibroids

    Once you have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids, your next question is likely to be “What treatment should I have?”…

  • Uterine fibroids symptom infographic

    Fibroids: The Big Women’s Health Dilemma

    Women describe terrible abdominal pain, having to change their tampon every 40-60 minutes, sleeping on a pile of towels in…

  • Professor Bouchard

    What are Uterine Fibroids – Learn from the Expert Prof. Bouchard

    What are uterine fibroids – learn from the expert Prof Bouchard Exposed and explained: fibroids under the microscope Gynaecologist Professor…

  • Be Persistent and Take Action: Becky’s Story

    Uncontrollable bleeding every day for months on end made life a misery for uterine fibroid sufferer Becky Bevers. For nearly…

  • Sharon

    The Impact of Living with Uterine Fibroids – Sharon’s Story

    Socialising and even going on holiday were often times of dread for fibroid sufferer Sharon Rosen. The 52 year old…

  • Stop coping

    Stop Coping with Uterine Fibroids and Start Living

    Us women are resilient creatures. How else would you explain the fact that so many of us put up with…

  • Writing about uterine fibroids

    Discussing Uterine Fibroids – How to Help Your Doctor Help You

    Even just the thought of discussing intimate matters with a complete stranger is enough to make most of us blush.…

  • What to wear

    What to Wear During Heavy Periods

    Fashion with uterine fibroids – Don’t let fibroids affect your wardrobe confidence. A top stylist shows you how… Dressing for daily…

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