The Fibroid Fighters Foundation is a public welfare organization created to advance the cause of women’s’ health and the safe and effective treatment of uterine fibroids.Latest Fibroid News
Spreading Fibroid Education through Empowerment and Sisterhood
Our 2023 Annual Fibroid Awareness Event, 50 Shades of Purple Summit, gave us so much hope for the future of women dealing with uterine fibroids.50 Shades of Purple Summit Recap
By developing a collaborative partnership with fellow patients and physicians, we’re fostering a supportive relationship where informed women have proactive conversations with trusted healthcare providers on a regular basis. As a patient-focused organization, our unique insights, layered with a unique mix of virtual and in-person outreach, drive exponential change.
Awareness, education, and access to care are all needed to make a tremendous difference in a woman’s quality of life. Together we need to make talking about menstrual health and fertility a part of normal health care.
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Shay Johnson's Story
Actress Shay Johnson was terrified every time she thought of the word "Fibroids." She separated herself from her family and friends while trying to deal with the symptoms herself. She finally was made aware of treatment options that helped her to live a normal life.Continue Reading
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Menstrual cramps can significantly impact your sleep quality, leaving you feeling exhausted and irritable. This is especially true for women with uterine fibroids, as the increased uterine size and pressure
Shay Johnson: The Different Sizes of Fibroids
“The reason I want to talk about the different sizes of fibroids,” says TV personality Shay Johnson, ”is because everyone has a different story about fibroids, the size of their
Is Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) Covered by Insurance?
If you have been diagnosed with fibroids, you may wonder if treatment is covered by insurance. In this blog we will cover: Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths that develop in
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Clinical Trial Looks at Reducing Endometriosis and Uterine Fibroid Symptoms
A clinical trial investigated reducing symptoms and severity of uterine fibroids and endometriosis using a combination of oral therapy was found to be promising. Fibroids and endometriosis are two common gynecological conditions that can cause significant pain and discomfort for women. Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in the uterus. At the same time, endometriosis is a condition in which tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. The…Read More