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Uterine Fibroid Evaluation
Fibroids or leiomyomata are benign smooth muscle tumors that can cause pelvic pain, heavy bleeding, pelvic pressure and a notable mass. These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to identify the cause. Read this article to learn what tests are done to evaluate this problem.
What Causes Fibroids
Fibroids are smooth muscle tumors of the uterus that can cause a number of problems. The etiology of these tumors is currently being studied and there are many potential contributors to the development of fibroids. This article will explain the possible causes of fibroids.
Problems Caused by Fibroids
Fibroids or leiomyoma are the most common tumor of the female genital tract. A woman can have fibroids for many years before they are detected. Read this article to learn about the problems fibroids can cause.
Fibroids are one of the most common reasons women seek care from a gynecologist and account for 70-80% of all benign tumors of the female genital tract. But what are they? Read this article to find out.
Medications for Hypertension
High blood pressure is the most common reason for office visits in non-pregnant adults. Approximately 30% of adults in the U.S. suffer from this problem. Different categories of medications have been developed to treat high blood pressure. This article will review the various categories.
Treatment of Hypertension
There are two categories of hypertension or high blood pressure: benign essential and secondary hypertension. Treatment for secondary hypertension is dependent on the underlying cause. Read this article to learn about treatment options.
Hypertension is defined as blood pressure greater than 140/90. Once hypertension is diagnosed a thorough evaluation is indicated to discover possible causes of secondary hypertension. Read this article to learn about the necessary tests.
Epidemiology of Hypertension
Hypertension is a condition whereby the blood pressure is consistently over 140/90 in an untreated individual. Its management is the most common reason for doctor’s visits in non-pregnant adults in the U.S. Read this article to learn who is affected.
Hypertension or high blood pressure occurs when the blood vessels of the arterial system become constricted forcing the heart to work harder to pump the blood to the tissues of the body. Read this article to learn more about this common problem.
Risks of HRT
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the administration of an estrogen and progestin combination to treat symptoms related to hormone deficiency, which occurs after menopause. All medications and therapies have their potential risks. Read this article to learn about the risks of HRT.
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