Winter Side effects

  It’s officially winter. And for those of us that have scar tissue from myomectomy or hysterectomy or cesarean surgery – winter brings the cold right through your body (it feels like). The scar tissue can tighten up and feel stiff. Very unpleasant. I was with my mother-in-law and we were walking when the chill…

Congress makes moves

Thanks to the efforts of Dr. Amy Reed and her husband Dr. Hooman Noorchashm Twelve members of Congress asked a federal watchdog agency (GAO) last week to investigate why the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took so long to warn that power morcellators may spread unseen cancers in the course of removing uterine fibroids….

Babies and Fibroids

As I speak to more and more women, I hear stories about 26/25 year old women who have to make one of the biggest decisions in their lives. They are being asked whether they should they keep their uteruses or have them removed. I know that when I was diagnosed I absolutely dreaded being asked,…