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Dealing With Fibroids During Pregnancy

Fibroids, which are also known as leiomyomas, are non-cancerous tumors, or growths, that appear on the walls of the uterus. It’s unknown why they occur, but fibroids affect at least 20 percent of all women during their lifetime, with occurrence numbers as high as 80 percent. Fibroids are made up of the same smooth muscle […]


7 Common Symptoms of Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus. Also called leiomyomas, uterine fibroids grow in the tissue of the uterus, often during a woman’s childbearing years. They can appear rapidly or steadily over time. Fibroids appear in various sizes. Some are big enough to increase the size of the uterus while others can’t even be […]


Top 3 Back Pain Treatment Approaches

An estimated 80 percent of American adults will miss work at some point in their careers because of back pain. For the majority, the pain is neither permanent nor serious – approximately 95 percent of backaches go away within six weeks without a specific treatment. Unless you are totally immobilized from a back injury — […]


10 Tips to Prevent Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are enlarged, dark purple or blue blood vessels that bulge out from the skin, most frequently on your legs. In addition to being unsightly, varicose veins can cause aching pain, throbbing, and discomfort. They may also be an indicator of serious health issues, including poor circulation. Fortunately, you can take steps to help […]

Top 8 Risk Factors for Back Pain

Back pain is an all-too-familiar problem. From a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp pain that leaves you incapacitated, back pain can come on suddenly and linger endlessly. It can occur from an accident, a fall, or by lifting something heavy. It can also develop slowly, a result of age-related changes to the spine. […]


Uterine Fibroids 101

What are Uterine Fibroids? Fibroids – also called leiomyomas – are non-cancerous tumors, or growths, that appear on the walls of the uterus. Although they are composed of the same smooth muscle fibers as the uterine wall (myometrium), they are much denser than normal myometrium. Uterine fibroids can be all sizes but are usually round. […]

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Top 7 Varicose Vein Risk Factors

Both men and women are susceptible to varicose veins. In fact, more than half of all people 50 years and older suffer from varicose veins. Vein problems, in total, affect more women than of men, but it’s an issue that is fairly universal. Several factors impact whether you are susceptible to varicose veins. The following […]

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Alan’s Story

Background Alan struggled from considerable back pain caused by a number of incidents over the course of a year. The first, which resulted in two collapsed vertebrae, was caused by tripping over an extension cord. After having his vertebrae repaired at the Indiana Back Pain Center, Alan returned to his exercise routine. The second injury […]

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Susan’s Story

Background Susan was suffering from daily fatigue, discomfort, and pain in her legs. She had large throbbing varicose veins that were gradually worsening. After researching the issue and learning about the long-term implications, she made the decision to seek treatment. Solution Susan went to the Vein Center of Indiana with specific expectations, namely that she […]

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Angela’s Story

Background Angela suffered relentless fatigue. In fact, she didn’t realize how horrible she constantly felt because it had become the new normal for her. She was extremely anemic and, due to lack of iron, was suffering from pica, a debilitating eating disorder. Unexpected spotting and blood clots caused Angela constant worry and she endured heavy […]