Understanding Uterine Fibroids

When people are uncertain about what’s normal regarding menstrual blood loss and irregular bleeding, it can contribute to delays in the diagnosis of uterine fibroids or other conditions. That’s why we’re focused on uterine health education and raising awareness of fibroids.

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Living with Uterine Fibroids

We see people as more than the health conditions they are managing. If you have questions about your uterine health, check out these resources to learn more about how to talk with your healthcare provider and find support in your community.

understanding the problem

Prevalence of Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are a common disease with frequently debilitating symptoms.

Uterine Fibroids Are Common

Approximately 19 million women between the ages of 15 and 49 years are estimated to have uterine fibroids in the United States alone.


About 25% of these women, or 5 million, are estimated to experience symptoms associated with fibroids.

Black Women Are at Higher Risk

Prevalence is estimated to be 3X higher in Black women as compared to white women.