PR: The Conservative Methods to Treat Uterine Fibroids


Uterine fibroids are non-malignant tumors that are diagnosed in women of a childbearing age. The clinical picture of uterine fibroids may be very diverse. Some of them never show any symptoms and bring no discomfort to the patient, and some evolve into a cancerous malformation.

The fibroid treatment options also depend on the character of the disease . The most radical is, of course, a surgical removal. However, if they are small or bring no discomfort at all, conservative treatment methods may be rather helpful.

When Does a Conservative Treatment Make Sense?

There are certain conditions when a conservative treatment is a far more preferable option then a more serious intervention. These are:

The Goals of a Conservative Treatment

The main goal is the improvement of existing conditions. Here are the things doctors are focused on while treating fibroids in a conservative way:

The Methods of Fibroid Conservative Treatment

Uterine fibroids are known to be hormonally dependent so one of the treatments means hormonal therapy. There are three different methods this is used:

Gestagen therapy sometimes can be a doubtful choice because it gives controversial results. Discuss it with your doctor and make the decision together.

Lifestyle Issues in Treating Uterine Fibroids

Improvement of a patient’s lifestyle also influence the process of the uterine fibroid development. This is what you can do to make it better.

What is important to Understand about the Fibroid Conservative Treatment?

A conservative treatment of fibroids cannot be an alternative to surgery, and it’s not meant to be. There can be different conditions and ways of the tumor’s progress, and when there are appointments for surgery, no hormones can replace it.


Article last time updated on 14.11.2018.

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