What causes fibroids?
There is no clear cause of Fibroids, but there are some factors that may influence their formation and these factors are:
Ovaries produce some hormones which are Estrogen and Progesterone. These hormones actually make a uterine lining to regenerate during each menstruate cycle and this may stimulate the growth of fibroids.
Fibroids may be generic thus it might be running in the family, if some of your family members suffering from any type of fibroids you might be at risk of suffering from fibroids.
When the woman is pregnant hormone productions in her body increase this type of hormones are estrogen and progesterone and these fibroids may grow rapidly during pregnancy period.
Who is at risk for fibroids?Fibroids is a disease that affects women and every woman is at risk of suffering from it and most women with risk factors:
high body weight
family history of fibroids
age of 30 or older
What are the symptoms of fibroids?
Although there are some women who will never have any sign of Fibroids those who have experienced this signs which will depend on the number of tumors you have where they are located and at the same time the size of the tumor, for instance having heavy menstrual bleeding and trouble in conceiving may be contributed by a type of fibroids called Submucosal Fibroids.
If you are going through menopause your tumor will be very small and fibroids will end up shrinking as women who are going through menopause experience a drop in their level of estrogen and progesterone the hormone that are the main and that stimulate fibroid growth.