Tag Fibroids

Surgeon, Dr Benjamin Olowojebutu Talks On Managing Fibroids In Pregnancy

Fibroids are non-cancerous abnormal growths that develop in or around the womb (uterus). The growths are made up of muscle and fibrous tissue, and vary in size. Research shows that millions of women across the globe suffer infertility or miscarriage

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All You Need To Know About Fibroids: Symptoms, Treatment & Diagnosis

This article is about understanding fibroids better and demystifying it as much as possible. Let’s take it from what it actually is, to its possible causes, predisposing factors, diagnosis and treatment options. The good news is that it is a

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An Instagram User Shares About Her Personal Battle With Fibroids To Encourage Women to be Health Conscious

A financial analyst and brand influencer who goes by the name @stylecheckbydee on Instagram  has shared a very personal story of battling with fibroids. According to the young woman, she had nine fibroids- three big ones measuring 10cm each in her uterus

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“I have been battling fibroid for 7 years and it’s been one hell of a ride” Toke Makinwa Reveals

Toke Makinwa shares a very personal story of battling with fibroids for 7 years because she didn’t want to have surgery. The OAP said she attended churches, had many prayer and fasting sessions, took a lot of communion but none took

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Warning Signs a Woman Should Not Ignore About Her Health

Ogbugoh Joy We often use painkillers to treat our minor health issues like headaches, menstrual pains, stomach aches and such related discomforts. We get drugs over the counter for pains we consider common and minor, but how do we tell

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Dear MIMsters: I Know I Should Listen to My Doctor But My Pains Won’t Let Me

In 2011, I was trying to conceive and I fell pregnant. On my second check up with gynaecologist when my pregnancy was 3 months old, my Doctor discovered that the foetus was growing outside the womb. I went for an

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Uterine Fibroids : Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that originate in the uterus/womb. They are made up of the same smooth muscle fibers that the uterus wall is made of (myometrium), however they are much rounder than the uterus muscle and they can appear anywhere

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Ask An Expert: Are My Fibroids Responsible For These Symptoms?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: I was diagnosed of fibroid about a year ago but had no symptoms. Now, my legs swell, especially when

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Ask An Expert: My Periods Now Last 6 – 9 Days Instead Of The Usual 3 – 5 Days. What Could Be Responsible?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: I’m a 27-year-old mum. Since the past 3 months, my periods last for 6 – 9 days instead of

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Kemi Adetiba On Her Battle With Fibroids & Undergoing Surgery

Music video director, Kemi Adetiba, has revealed she had a long battle with fibroids to inspire other women struggling with the disease. Read her post below: “I battled with an extreme case of Fibroids in secret for many years. When I say extreme,

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