Uterine fibroids is classified as the most common gynecological disease. In recent years, there was a frightening trend because of the bad environment, unhealthy diets and lifestyles – 18- and 20-year-old girls are increasingly diagnosed with fibroids, while more recently it was believed that fibroids is met exclusively in female of forties age category.
Sport can prevent occurrence of the uterine fibroids disease.
What is uterine fibroids?
Fibroids is a benign tumor of the uterus. It is also commonly named fibroids or leiomyomas. There are the following types of uterine fibroids in women: multiple and single. What it is? Multiple uterine fibroids in women body – a few nodes in the uterus, the single – one node. Forecast for fibroids in the uterus will be made by a specialist in ON Clinic.
What are the causes of uterine fibroids? Factors, influencing development of fibroids in the female body are
- bad ecology;
- inflammatory processes;
- infectious diseases.
There greatly increased the risk of uterine fibroids in women who had repeated abortion procedures, as well as nulliparous ones. Multiple uterine fibroids in the clinic ON Clinic is successfully treated with timely referral.
According to the location of nodes, the uterus disease is classified:
Submucosal nodes (submucosal fibroids) – are located closer to the uterine cavity. Are relatively rare, they sometimes have a thin leg and can be lowered from the uterus into the cervix or vagina. In this case we speak of "born" myoma node.
Intramuscular nodes (interstitial, intramural) – nodes are in the uterine wall in the muscle layer.
Sub-abdominal nodes (subserous fibroids) – located on the outside of the uterus, closer to the abdominal cavity. May have a smaller diameter than the node itself. In this case, there used the term "node on the leg."
Intra-ligament nodes (intra-ligament fibroids).
Symptoms of the disease
The first warning signal – increasing the number of menstrual flow and duration of menstruation itself. The development of fibroids may be accompanied by pain in the lower abdomen and lower back, as well as a violation of functions of adjacent organs (frequent urination). Quite often in the early stages fibroids has no symptoms or bright expression. Also, tpain of uterine fibroids appears much later.
Do not wait until the disease manifests itself. Regular consultation of a gynecologist, as well as prevention of uterine fibroids – this is the most simple and effective measure of protection against any disease.
What causes the uterine fibroids – negative consequences
It is very important timely to begin treatment of fibroids, especially if you have not yet given birth and want to fully enjoy all the joys of motherhood. Yes, myoma is a benign tumor, but its degeneration risk is very high in malignancy. If treatment of fibroids was started too late, this leads to the need to remove the entire uterus. But you must understand that this is an extreme measure, which can be avoided. It is sufficient 2 times a year to be screened by a gynecologist, to monitor your health, exercise and risk of the disease will be significantly reduced.
What are consequences of the disease in menopause
Menopause is accompanied by a decrease in hormonal levels in the female body, which can cause growth stop, "drying" of fibroids. In case of unfavorable outcome, the tumor continues to grow and requires constant supervision by a doctor. Our clinic is equipped with all necessary equipment to detect fibroids at an early stage and to take the necessary measures.
Uterine fibroids – treatment in ON Clinic
If fibroids are asymptomatic, nodes sizes are up to 2 cm, it can be treated with conservative means (medication). This leads to slow growth and prevents emergence of new nodes.
Uterine fibroids treatment is aimed at stabilizing the nodes, reducing of bleeding, pain; improvement of the general well-being; preventing the formation of new nodes. Sport also plays an important role in improving the well-being.
Before fibroids treatment, all patients in the medical center ON Clinic are required to undergo examination by a gynecologist (including the US), as well as a full range of all necessary examinations. Once our specialist is confirmed with diagnosis of "fibroid" – treatment of uterine leiomyoma will start immediately! Uterine fibroids after surgery requires constant monitoring of a specialist.
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