Fibroid Awareness

As July and Fibroid Awareness Month comes to a close, I wanted to take this opportunity to discuss a common issue affecting many women.  Fibroids can affect up to 80% of women by the age of 50 and is even more common in African-American women. Here’s what you need to know: What are fibroids? Fibroids

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Hysterectomy to Treat Endometriosis

Lena Dunham Had a Total Hysterectomy to Treat Her Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a debilitatingly painful reproductive health condition that happens when tissue from the lining of the uterus grows on other organs. (Or, as some experts say, when tissue that is similar to uterine lining but different—and able to make its own estrogen—migrates to other organs.) In the essay, Dunham discusses how she came to the decision to

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