How do uterine fibroids affect Black women?

Fibroids are noncancerous growths @ljs_powerhouse


Uterine fibroids may develop in the uterus, sometimes known as leiomyomas or myomas


Black women tend to develop fibroids more often than women of other races, and often have more severe symptoms. Early diagnosis & treatment are essential for improving health outcomes in Black women with uterine fibroids


If you have pelvic pain or painful, heavy, or long menstrual periods, don’t be afraid to talk with your healthcare provider to discuss your options


Debilitating pelvic isn't the new normal 💜





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