Dr Oz: Determine Your Fibroid Risk
If you find yourself feeling bloated for no reason or experiencing cramps and constipation, it could be because you have fibroids growing in you right now. hey can effect up to 80% of women and if not managed properly, can cause unexplained pain and infertility. If you’re a woman, you can look at the back of your fist and see roughly how large your uterus is. Dr Oz developed a quiz to help women determine if they could be at risk for fibroids.
He welcomed Chief Women’s Health Contributor Dr Jennifer Ashton to share what every woman should know about fibroids. Dr Ashton first explained that fibroids are called benign muscle tumors because the uterus is a muscle. Fibroids are muscular tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus.