Endometrial Ablation: A Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy Alternative
For women who suffer from abnormal or heavy uterine bleeding and don’t plan to conceive, endometrial ablation may be a minimally invasive alternative to having a hysterectomy. Ablation involves using cold, heat, or certain types of energy to remove or scar a layer of the endometrial lining of the uterus. With less uterine lining, there…Read More
How Coyle Institute Can Help You Resolve Uterine Bleeding
Abnormal uterine bleeding, such as heavy or prolonged periods (menorrhagia) may affect as many as one in three women at some point in their lives. This frustrating problem can get in the way of making plans, staying active, and even your responsibilities like work in the most severe cases. Take a look at how to…Read More
What Causes Abnormal Uterine Bleeding During Premenopause or Perimenopause?
When the female reproductive system functions as it should, bleeding should be relatively predictable. Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), however, can mean bleeding irregularly or unpredictably, heavier than usual or lighter than usual. Causes of AUB can be anything from uterine fibroids to bleeding disorders. AUB during premenopause can have uniquely different causes than AUB at…Read More
A Closer Look at the Risk of Cancerous Fibroids
Uterine fibroids are relatively common in terms of issues that can affect the uterus. In fact, between 20 and 70 percent of women develop fibroids at some point in the reproductive years. However, discovering a growth in the uterus can always bring about concern. One of the biggest questions women tend to have is whether…Read More