Is vitamin D the answer for prevention of uterine fibroids?

  title={Is vitamin D the answer for prevention of uterine fibroids?},
  author={John L Wu and James H Segars},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={104 3},
Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women, estimated to afflict upwards of 80% of women by age 50 (1). Although benign, fibroids may cause heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding leading to anemia, pelvic pain, and bulk symptoms including rectal or bladder pressure. Fibroids may also cause infertility, recurrent early pregnancy loss, and pregnancy complications. Currently, uterine fibroids are the number one cause of hysterectomies and gynecologic hospitalizations, leading to a… CONTINUE READING
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