Fibroids affect approximately three out of four American women. Many women dismiss symptoms of fibroids (also known as myomas) including, heavy monthly periods, pain or pressure between the hip bones or back of the legs, a frequent need to urinate, constipation and bloating and an enlarged abdomen. Fibroid related symptoms cause women to lose an estimated 2-4 million days of productivity a year. African-American women, and those of any race with a family history, are more likely to develop fibroids than other women. It’s estimated that between 50% and 80% of African-American women will develop fibroids. Fibroids are the #1 reason for hysterectomy in this country— up to 75% of hysterectomies done are for this non-cancerous condition that can be treated without surgery!

Friday, July 20, 2012

The Got Fibroids Team heads to Macon, GA

UFE & Fibroid Expert Dr. John Lipman addresses a group of women at Macedonia Baptist Church in Macon, Georgia. Over a hundred women turned out to hear the latest news on fibroids and UFE, uterine fibroid embolization. Radio personality AJ the DJ was on hand from WRVB, V101.7 in Macon.

Join us for our next community health talk, Saturday, August 11th at New Covenant Christian Ministries, 1760 Phillips Road, Lithonia, GA. To RSVP call 678-861-7787. A hot breakfast will be served. There will be pink gift bags for all attendees. I'll see you there!!!

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