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Petitioner's Opinions To Support For A Call For Fibroid Research & Education Act.
Signature No. Petitioner Locality Opinions
1882.  L.B Rushden
1881.  C.R London
1880.  M Greenford
1879.  B.T Gateshead
1878.  E.O Birmingham
1877.  S.D Frodsham
1876.  D.P Cardiff
1875.  J.G Boston
1874.  L.A Nerwbury
1873.  M.S Hartlepool
1872.  K.F Burham
1871.  L.H London
1870.  N Harrow
1869.  L.C Attleborough
1868.  M.B Cirencester
1867.  E Farnborough
1866.  T.L Leven
1865.  S.R Liverpool My life stops every month for several days and has for approx. twenty years due to one small, very inconvenient and annoying fibroid. I take tablets on prescription that are meant to help, but don't and also take Maca capsules!
1864.  T.H Stamford
1863.  T.C London Fibroids can ruin a woman\'s quality of life, effectively resulting in major internal bleeding every month. This must be treated as the life diminishing and possibly ruining condition it is, with its often devastating effect on fertility, general health, intimacy and ability to lead a manageable quality of life. Prevention and wider education about this condition should be priorities. Most women under 25 do not know what fibroids are, though around 20% will have begun to develop them at that stage. Treatments come too late, are too invasive (as well as major surgery, the associated pre-surgery drugs which stop ovulation with little or no effect on the fibroid), poor availability of senior consultants to provide an individualised approach to a patient\'s needs - factsheets and newly qualified inexperienced junior doctors the only contact for a woman facing a major life decision re treatment. There is also no follow-up post operatively of the progress of the condition, which may be gradually returning again. As a fibroid sufferer I have experienced all of the above first-hand, including major surgery. Most women do not have the two months required to recover from this operation, or the home support for this to be an option.
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