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Uterine fibroids - Risk Factors

Risk factors for uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids - is a common gynecological pathology. But often it is diagnosed at a stage of pronounced clinical manifestations, it has a negative impact on the future prognosis of the disease.

In order to timely detect changes in the female reproductive system must undergo regular check-ups, not forgetting the role of risk factors in the occurrence of fibroids.

Overweight cause of uterine fibroids

Among the causes of uterine fibroids are prevalent endo-and exogenous factors: excessive insolation, overweight, constant stress, as well as a variety of gynecologic and extragenital problems requiring prompt diagnosis and treatment.

Inflammatory diseases of female reproductive organs, infections, sexually transmitted infections (ureaplasmosis and genital herpes) can trigger a transformation of benign cells. Matter and polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis, menstrual irregularities.

An important role in the development of uterine fibroids are hereditary predisposition and race (blacks women the probability of formation of myoma nodes is higher than the rest).

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Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, changes in the thyroid gland, anemia, it is not rare diseases, which, when combined with gynecological problems increase the likelihood of these tumors.

The introduction of an intrauterine device; complicated, traumatic births often trigger the formation of tumors.

Curettage of the uterus, conducted by abortion, or for diagnostic, therapeutic purposes, and sometimes causes a change in the architectonics of myocytes, thereby provoking them excessive proliferative activity.

As a result of abortions in the hormonal background may fail, which promotes cell mutations. The risk of developing uterine fibroids increases significantly in nulliparous women, while it decreases in parous with an increase in the number of births.

Intrauterine device may cause

uterine fibroids

Brain injury can cause incoordination of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland, thereby making a dissonance in the endocrine system as a violation of the regulation of production of sex hormones, particularly estrogen, contribute to the proliferation of the myometrium.

There are many well-known and studied risk factors for uterine fibroids, but do not exclude the possibility of other causes of this pathology. It should be remembered that the presence of one or more factors, it is only a possibility but not one hundred percent guarantee of the disease. Knowledge of the possible reasons to minimize and, in some cases and to prevent the risk of developing uterine fibroids.

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