Uterine Fibroids - What Increases Your Risk
Factors that increase a
woman's risk for uterine fibroids include:
- Age. Fibroids become more common as women age,
especially from the 30s and 40s through
After menopause, fibroids usually shrink.
history. Having a family member with fibroids increases your risk.
- Ethnic origin. Black women are more likely to develop fibroids
than white women.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
October 14, 2011
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