Uterine fibroids and anemia

Welcome! If you have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids and anemia, you are not alone!

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Uterine fibroids appear in approximately 70% of all women by age 50. 20–50% of those women with uterine fibroids will show symptoms.

Women with uterine fibroids by the time they turn 50

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It is estimated that 1 out of 4 African-American women will suffer from fibroids by the age of 25.

We have developed this website to help you better understand uterine fibroids and increase your awareness about the various signs and symptoms. Anemia is a common symptom of uterine fibroids. It’s important to correct anemia, especially if you are planning on having a fibroid surgery. You can find the following useful information on this website.

Things to know about uterine fibroids
Facts about the importance of correcting anemia before uterine fibroid surgery
Some lifestyle changes
A handy discussion guide to bring

The content of this website was developed in partnership with Living Without Fibroids (Vivre100Fibromes). Vivre100Fibromes is dedicated to improving the care of women with uterine fibroids in Canada. As part of their mission, they inform women, health professionals and public institutions to bring the disease out of the shadows, offer support activities that promote the well-being of women with uterine fibroids, and help set up medico-social partnerships between hospitals and health organizations. Please visit their website at vivre100fibromes.ca/en/our-mission/ to learn more about what they do to help support women with uterine fibroids.