Nehawa was diagnosed with fibroids in June 2019. She experienced a long list of symptoms including heavy menstrual bleeding, irregular cycles, menstrual periods that lasted longer than a week, frequent urination, difficultly during urination, constipation, bloating, always looking pregnant, pain in the pelvic area, swollen feet, hormonal changes, hot flashes and more. Watch her story with fibroids below.
“Fibroids were really, really traumatic to experience even after the myomectomy surgery. There were challenges including depression, recovery and pain. Fibroids really affected my life in so many ways, but I’m grateful to be where I am right now and to share my story.” – Nehawa