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Lifestyle changes


Managing your uterine fibroid symptoms is important.

There are some lifestyle changes you can make that can help with the symptoms of uterine fibroids. Try following these tips:

  • Engaging in regular exercise
  • Eating a balanced diet
  • Using a hot water bottle or heating pad on your stomach to relax your muscles
  • Taking a bath
  • Placing a pillow under your knees or lying on your side with your knees pulled toward your chest to take pressure off your back when resting

Techniques such as yoga, deep breathing and acupuncture can also be helpful.

How can I avoid anemia?

Heavy periods due to uterine fibroids can make you feel weak and can lead to anemia. You may be able to prevent anemia if you increase the amount of iron in your diet.

Foods rich in iron







How can I balance my hormones?

A hormonal imbalance can significantly impact mood, appetite, and overall health. Some factors, including aging, are beyond a person’s control. However, manageable elements such as stress and the diet can also influence hormone levels. Making simple lifestyle changes like those suggested below, can help to restore levels of hormones.

nights rest

Getting a full, undisturbed night’s rest


Exercising regularly

reduce stress

Finding ways to reduce stress

eating healthy

Eating healthy food