A small tube called a catheter is threaded from the wrist or thigh to the blood vessels that supply nutrients to fibroids.
Symptoms go away as the fibroids shrink. 90% of women report a significant decrease in their symptoms after 3 months. [source]
Uterine fibroid embolization has a quick recovery time, with most women returning to work 5-10 days after the procedure.
Symptoms include long periods, frequent tampon or pad use, having to use tampons and pads at the same time, blood clots, and anxiety related to bleeding during social or work situations.
Symptoms such as pain and severe cramping during periods.
Symptoms include pain in the pelvic region including excessive cramping, pelvic bloating, pressure, heaviness, or pain during sexual intercourse.
Symptoms like frequent urination or inability to control urination, as well as constipation.