For almost 30% of women with uterine fibroids, the condition triggers unpleasant symptoms, such as heavy menstrual bleeding and painful or abnormally long periods that can last eight or more days. Real Health Magazine dove into the topic:

“It’s a fact of life that women have menstrual periods,” says Yan Katsnelson, MD, a cardiovascular surgeon and the founder and CEO of USA Fibroids Centers, a national network of clinics specializing in treatments for the condition. “But it’s not normal to have a menstrual period that’s associated with heavy bleeding or that lasts two weeks.” Read more in Real Health Magazine about uterine fibroid’s effects on monthly periods.”

Read more in Real Health Magazine about uterine fibroid’s effects on monthly periods.