My name is K. M. Green and I am 45 yrs. old. In the fall of 2009 I was diagnosed with having multiple uterine fibroids. The fact that I was noticing a hardened type of mass in my lower abdomen prompted me to see my Gynecologist earlier than my routine yearly check-up was scheduled. At first, I ignored it, thinking I was just gaining a bit of weight. It seemed a bit odd because I never had a "stomach" before. Even when I was heavier growing up, I've always had a waistline and a flat stomach. I started working out a few times each week, but the hardening persisted, and my stomach wasn't f lattening out. In addition, my periods were becoming increasingly heavy, and lasted longer than my usual 5 to 6 days. Once seeing the Doctor and getting the diagnosis of uterine fibroids, she only gave me a pamphlet that offered basic info about what they were and the description of shots I could begin taking to only shrink them prior to having recommended surgery. I refused to undergo surgery (since I've been blessed with good health and never needed it before), and promptly went home to do as much research as possible to learn more about fibroids, and why I had them. During this time, I had been scheduled for an MRI so that she would be able to get a better view of the size of the fibroids, and where in/on my uterus they were located. Several weeks later after having the MRI, the results showed that I had multiple fibroids, and the massive girth was equal to about 16 centimeters. The doctor told me that was about the size of a 3 to 4 month fetus. I freaked! The mass seemed to be getting bigger and bigger, and my side body profile started looking as if I was pregnant. The quick suggestion of having a hysterectomy really teed me off because the doctor wouldn't give me any alternative. Besides, even at my age I still hoped to have a child and wasn't about to give it up uterus because of fibroids. I knew there had to be some alternative answers to getting rid of them. She didn't suggest any other ways that I could remedy the fibroid growths. Needless to say, further, more intensive research ensued.
The fibroid mass measured 16 cm. That is almost equivalent to the size of a four-month old fetus. Surgery was the immediate option offered by my Gynecologist. After reading through the various procedures and aftermath uncertainties, I researched as much information as I could to come up with an inexpensive, 100% healthy way to reduce, and eventually, allow for complete disappearance of my fibroids.
My experiment thus far has included eating specific combinations of many food items, in addition to adding more of the good stuff, and cutting down (or out) the bad stuff in my diet. I will bring you up to date with things I have tried some weeks prior to beginning this blog. Right now, I'm just going to jump in!
All that I am able to find that is beneficiary to me as I work to get rid of my fibroids will be documented in this blog. As I hope to lend support and information to others that may be fighting the same "Fibroid Battle", any similar or same ideas or actions tried that are expressed on this blog are done at your own risk!
This blog is not held responsible for any adverse effects suffered, whether mentally, medically, physically, or emotionally as a result of attempting something that worked for me, or some other participant of this blog.
Please consult your Doctor or Health Practitioner before trying anything to help YOU shrink your fibroids. What may work for others may not work for you. All of our bodies work differently and respond distinctly to certain things.