08:17 27th September 2018 | Fibroids:Causes & Types
As many as 70% - 80% of women before 50 have experienced fibroids or myoma. These benign (non-cancerous) growths can be the size of a pea or a melon in your uterine wall.
04:49 5th June 2013 | Fibroids:Causes & Types
Abnormal Genes Cell Growth Hormones Oestrogen Progesterone Uterus Submucous Intramural Sudserous Endometrium Lining Endometrial Cavity Uterine Lining
What Causes Fibroids?
The exact cause of fibroids is unknown, but they may be due to the abnormal expression of genes which control cell growth resulting in an abnormal rate of their growth and division. They may also be as a consequence of hormones such as oestrogen and progesterone. It has been noticed that when there is a decrease of these hormone
levels as occurs during the menopause, fibroid symptoms seem to resolve.
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