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Types of Fibroids

Alcohol
Alcohol

Women have a different response to alcohol intoxication to that of their male counterparts. Studies have shown that acute alcohol consumption tends to cause increased levels of testosterone and estradiol - estradiol is the primary fibrosis driving estrogen with testosterone being a close second.

Caffeine
Caffeine

Consequently, fibroids usually stop growing once a woman stops menstruating. Caffeine and Estrogen Since estrogen can cause fibroids to grow, anything that raises estrogen levels in the body might make fibroids worse.

Conventional Dairy
Conventional Dairy

As a substitute for milk, soy milk, almond milk and milk produced from other nuts, potato milk, etc, are excellent alternatives that you can use. If you are suffering from fibroids, eliminating dairy products is an important uterine fibroid natural treatment method.

High-Fat, Processed Meats
High-Fat, Processed Meats

Processed Meats When it comes to fibroids, high-fat, processed meats are the worst food choices for you. Meats are usually high in unhealthy fats and it can increase inflammation levels and often contain chemical additives.

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Intramural Fibroids
Intramural Fibroids

Intramural fibroids. Intramural fibroids are the most common type of fibroid. These types appear within the muscular wall of the uterus. Intramural fibroids may grow larger and can stretch your womb. Subserosal fibroids. Subserosal fibroids form on the outside of your uterus, which is called the serosa.

Pedunculated Fibroids
Pedunculated Fibroids

A pedunculated fibroid is one type of fibroid that attaches to the inner or outer wall of the uterus via a stalk. When inside the uterus the pedunculated fibroid can project into the cavity of the uterus and when attached to the outer wall of the uterus, can project into the abdomen.

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Refined Carbohydrates
Refined Carbohydrates

There are various factors that underlie the real cause of uterine fibroids. ... low intake of fruits and vegetables and excessive intake of refined carbohydrates ...

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Refined Sugar
Refined Sugar

Baked russet potatoes have one of the highest GIs, coming in at 111. Many refined food products like white breads, pasta and sugary baked goods are also high on the index; they convert quickly to glucose in your bloodstream. French baguettes, corn flakes cereal and white rice all have GI scores over 89 and should be avoided by women with fibroids.

Submucosal Fibroids
Submucosal Fibroids

Submucosal fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop below the lining of the endometrium, which is the top layer of the uterus. These fibroids stick out into the uterine cavity. While there are several types of uterine fibroids, submucosal fibroids are unique for the location of their growth and the symptoms they incur.

Subserosal Fibroids
Subserosal Fibroids

There are four different types of fibroids that can develop in different locations in the uterus and these are; subserosal, intramural, submucosal, and pedunculated fibroids. Subserosal fibroids usually develop on the outside of the uterus, which is referred to as serosa.

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