Fighting Fibroids on "Better Nutrition"


This September I had an article posted on Better Nutrition, an online and print magazine packed full of nutrition resources.

The piece was on fibroids - non-cancerous growths that often appear in women's reproductive tracts by the time they're 40. Here's an excerpt:

The diagnosis? Jennifer was suffering from uterine fibroids—the most common non-cancerous growth seen in the female reproductive tract. Jennifer’s doctor at the time suggested she undergo a hysterectomy.

Estimates show that 20–25 percent of women are at risk of experiencing these slow-developing growths by the age of 40—and more than half of women are likely to have them by the time they reach menopause.

Read the article