Fibroids affects 1 in 3 women over 40 in Canada. Of those more than half experience symptoms that affect their quality of life and many are so severe they require care giving from a third party at least monthly.
Until recently, surgery was the most common form of treatment in Canada for Fibroids. Of the available surgical options, most require recovery time of one month with 6 months suggested as complete recovery.
In a recent CANFib survey of over 1000 women with Fibroids, more than 50% said while fertility is less of a concern, avoiding surgery was top of mind. Medications, according to respondents, is the preferred treatment option.
Fibroids treatments in Canada, despite these facts, show more and more promise with every year that goes by ...