Do Fibroids Make You Gain Weight?

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If you are wondering "do fibroids make you gain weight" then the answer is that they can, but this doesn't always happen. The amount of weight gain depends on a number of factors, including your genetic make-up, the severity of the fibroids and what you are doing to manage the symptoms.

Fibroids themselves can sometimes grow very large, and the fact that they are comprised of solid, muscular tissue, then their density means that large fibroids will inevitably carry some weight and this will show as an increase on the scales.

The largest fibroid ever recorded tipped the scale at a massive 140 pounds and although this is extreme, there are a number of cases where fibroids have grown as large as 50 pounds. However, although most will never reach sizes like this, it is not uncommon for fibroids to grow so large that they give the appearance of a 6 or 7 month pregnancy in slimmer women. Most fibroids though are so small that they are never detected or problematic, with many women never realising that they have them in the first place.

If you are wanting to know "do fibroids make you gain weight not just on the abdomen" then the answer is no. What does not happen is an overall increase in body fat, with any weight gain being attributable just to the fibroids themselves.

The good news is that fibroids will naturally shrink around the time of the menopause and this will cause the abdomen to shrink. However, if you are interested in trying a natural way to eliminate your fibroids now, there is much you can do if you are prepared to make a number of dietary and lifestyle changes.

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Gail Atkinson has 13897 articles online and 13 fans

Gail advocates using natural treatments for fibroids rather than using conventional medication or surgery as this is a workable long term solution.  Conventional medication only treats the symptoms and fibroids are likely to regrow, whereas natural treatments, when used properly can eliminate the root cause by rebalancing the body and restoring overall health.

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This article was published on 2010/09/25