Uterine Fibroids Segment on The Today Show

This morning, NBC’s The Today Show featured a segment on uterine fibroids. You can watch the segment here:

The Today Show Fibroid Segment

Fibroid Healthcare Journey

Zinhle Essamuah, a reporter and guest anchor for NBC News Now, shared her healthcare journey. Zinhle was diagnosed with with fibroids 3 years before ending up in the emergency room with a fibroid the size of her uterus. She hopes that by sharing her experience, she can encourage more women to take their health into their own hands.

Fibroids Affect Most Women

As Dr. Taraneh Shirazian shares, 70% of all women develop fibroids, and black women are more affected than other racial groups. It is a very common medical condition.

Only a third of fibroids are large enough to be detected, and symptoms can be debilitating. Some of the most common symptoms are bloating, bleeding, pain, urinary frequency, difficulty getting pregnant, and pain with sex.

Treatment Options

If you are suffering from fibroids, we can help! Visit our page on uterine fibroids or call our office at 947-228-5500 to learn more about fibroids and your treatment options.

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