Author: Roy Lazarovich

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You dread the monthly visit. It’s painful, messy, and leaves you feeling drained. No, we’re not talking about when your mother-in-law comes. Especially for those with uterine fibroids, it’s the monthly visit of your period that inspires the countdown. While we’d love to make your period a joy, unfortunately, we’re not magical. Instead, we’ve gathered…

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Ugh, blah, blech. It’s that week of the month when you wish you could disappear off the face of the planet and not have to interact with anyone… including yourself. Getting your period is no fun – especially if you have to deal with heavy bleeding and manage lots of pain. Make yourself feel a…

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It’s a situation too many women have experienced. You go to a general practitioner or a gynecologist with complaints of heavy menstrual bleeding, abdominal pain or pelvic pressure. You get pushed off with statements like, “That’s part of being a woman” or labeled with vague diagnosis like irritable bowel syndrome. If you’re taken seriously and…

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Your daughter is growing up. It fills you with joy and pride sometimes… and with stress at other times. Adolescence is a hard time to navigate safely. Your daughter is independent enough to make decisions and take actions that will have lasting consequences. Does she have the right information and preparation to choose a path…

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Your period shouldn’t be a life-changing event. That term should be reserved for getting accepted to university, choosing a career path, marriage… but not your period. But all too often, for women with heavy menstrual bleeding, their period changes their life and directs their decisions for days: what clothes can I wear? Can I go…

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Did you know that 42% of women feel they are not treated with dignity and respect by healthcare professionals? Many women are disappointed with the lack of information they’ve received about their complaints related to heavy bleeding, and feel compelled to perform additional research independently, or identify a resource for a second opinion. Nearly 50%…

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It’s pretty safe to say that most women don’t love getting their period. It’s messy, it’s often uncomfortable, it requires spending money on products you throw out after a few hours of use… not much fun. For some women, however, uterine fibroids or other complications can make having their period an experience they dread every…

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When it comes down to it, the first and foremost advocate for your health must be you. As women, we often get bogged down with multiple responsibilities, either self-inflicted or imposed, and end up neglecting our own health. Symptoms of fibroids can be pushed aside for years, which is a shame, as uterine fibroids can…