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If you suffer from symptoms of fibroids, you are likely paying thousands of dollars more per year for health care than healthy women your age.

The high financial cost of uterine fibroids, non-cancerous tumors that grow within the uterus and affect up to 70 percent of women of childbearing age,2was highlighted by a study lead by Ahmed M. Soliman, MD, PhD, Associate Director of Health Economics and Outcomes Research at AbbVie, Inc.

This study is especially relevant thanks to the prevalence of uterine fibroids, whose symptoms can range from heavy bleeding during a period to pain during sex and even urinary problems. With almost half of all women who suffer from fibroids seeking treatment, gaining an understanding of the financial costs of symptoms of fibroids and their treatment is critical.

 

Read more: https://www.vivaeve.com/how-much-are-your-fibroids-costing-you/