Best Uterine Fibroid Treatment Doctors & Fibroid Center In Portage,Wisconsin
Dr.Kelli Mclaughlin, MD|
895 Briarwood Street
Phone: (981) 292-2328
Business Hours: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
By Appointment Only: Yes
Accepts Insurance: yes
Practice Areas: Fertility,obstetrical care,Family Practice
Dr.Cherilyn Burgess, MD
91 Tower St.
Business Hours: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
By Appointment Only: yes
Accepts Insurance: Yes
Practice Areas: Fertility,Fertility,Family Practice
Dr.Lucretia Guy, MD|
Portage Fertility Care
8 Arcadia St.
Phone: (631) 362-7916
Business Hours: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
By Appointment Only: Yes
Accepts Insurance: no
Practice Areas: Internal Medicine,Fertility,gynecological care
Dr.Micki Alston, MD
Portage Family Practice
268 Henry St.
Phone: (563) 951-5366
Business Hours: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
By Appointment Only: Yes
Accepts Insurance: Yes
Practice Areas: Family Practice,Fertility,Internal Medicine
Local Resources For Uterine Fibroid Treatment
Adrenal Fatigue Causing Uterine Fibroids- Portage, Wisconsin
Uterine fibroids is a very, very common condition that affects many females. Unbeknown to most, this process of fibroid formation actually takes years. In some women it grows fast, in some women it does not grow at all, and in some women it never happens. This is Lam, founder of DrLam , and we are going to go through in this tutorial what the physiology behind fibroids is all about. First, let's take a step back. In order for the fibroid to grow, which is a tumor which is benign, is made of fibrous tissues, the body has to activate many mechanisms to grow the fibroids. It starts off very small, like a pea size, and it grows to be as big as sometimes.
An orange or a grapefruit in extreme cases. The common denominator for growing a fibroid is the hormone called estrogen. So if you have excessive estrogen in the body either from absolute basis; such as you are taking too much estrogen from birth control pills or food that contains estrogen; on the relative basis such as when you don't have enough progesterone to offset the estrogen; or even if you have receptor sites that are very sensitive, and this is very common in people who are skinny and thin; all these can lead to estrogen dominance. On top of that estrogen, because it can mate in the adipose tissue, so if you have a lot of fat tissues, or if you have stress in the adrenal system, they all contribute to estrogen.
Excess. Now estrogen excess will in turn then drive the body into a state of estrogen dominance with symptoms that include fibrocystic breast disease, endometriosis, irregular periods, heavy periods, a lot of ovulation pain, and fibroids. In extreme cases, it can be tied into cancer as well. So, fibroids, even though it is a benign tumor, tells the body that it has the underlying problem of estrogen imbalance. Now, aggressive measures to get rid of the fibroids is necessary if they are structural problems, but there are also natural ways to help the fibroids shrink, especially for.
Those that are nearing menopause. Understanding and recognizing that when the body is in adrenal fatigue the tendency to have a high estrogen load is critical because if you don't understand this concept, estrogen dominance can be treated as if it is a separate entity of excessive estrogen and women can be told to do what we call hysterectomy to get rid of the fibroid. Now oftentimes this can be useful, but oftentimes as well if the ultimate source of estrogen is not shut off or slowed down, even if you get rid of the ovarian estrogen source you still have estrogen source from food, the environment, the stress, as well as the adrenal disfunction then you are really not getting rid of the total problem at the root level.
So it is important to recognize fibroids number one as a medical issue, but number two also as an associated symptom for us to be on the alert when we dealing with adrenal fatigue because we do see many women who have fibroids with their adrenal fatigue; and in fact it is very interesting because the estrogen load starts going down when the adrenals heal and then many people do report less symptoms of estrogen dominance; including fibroids stop growing, or start to shrink as the adrenal improve. So using this understanding to help us to understand fibroid physiology and association with adrenal fatigue is very important. Now I have an article on my website called 'Estrogen.
Dominance' as well as another one called 'Progesterone' that will be useful for you. If you are inquisitive I have a book called 'Estrogen Dominance' that you can read as well, and of course my main book called 'Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome' goes into this in great detail. I hope you've enjoyed this tutorial. For more information on this topic, head over to DrLam where I have written over a thousand articles to help educate people. You can also call me at 6265711234 for more information on Adrenal Fatigue and how to navigate it. Finally, if you enjoyed this tutorial, please subscribe to my YouTube channel. Thanks for watching.
Medical Mondays Uterine Fibroids
(gentle piano music) On Medical Mondays, meet Nicole, a woman whose lifestyle was greatly impacted by uterine fibroids. So the worst symptom is the pain, the most unattractive symptom is the bleeding. It limits your life. I liked kayaking, I liked swimming.
You could do none of those things. It makes you cranky and angry and exhausted. Uterine fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. They arise from the muscle in the uterus and it can start pretty early in life. Usually they begin sometime after a woman begins having her menstrual period and then they can grow all throughout.
The reproductive life of a woman. Fibroids are extremely common in women, especially between the ages of 35 and 50, and they're even more common in African American women. Many women who come to the Fibroid Treatment Center, come to us after they've already been seen elsewhere and they've been told their only treatment option is a hysterectomy.
Now, while a hysterectomy is an excellent treatment for fibroids, it's by no means the only option. There are many ways to treat to fibroids and we believe patient preference is very important in this therapy. At her first visit, Nicole saw a team of experts who laid out the pros and cons of various treatments.
And in the end, let her decide what option was best for her. Nicole had a variety of options available to her. She could have had surgery. She could have also had uterine artery embolization, even some of the potential radio frequency ablation therapies but she choose definitive surgery. Nicole, who works for UPMC, felt confident in her medical team.
And the treatment option she chose. Life after fibroid surgery is eyeopening. I no longer have to consider do I have clothing, do I have extra supplies, am I going to be in pain that day? Nicole's treatment really worked out well for her. It's really improved her quality of life. Everyone who took care of me, to Guido and his staff,.
You have changed my life. Thank you. For more information on uterine fibroids, visit our Health Beat blog at UPMC HealthBeat.