MIVA Medical Blog

Why Do Women with Fibroids Crave Ice?

Why Do Women with Fibroids Crave Ice?

Pica Is Common in Women With Fibroids Many women suffering from uterine fibroids have a continuous craving for ice (pagophagia) or other substances having no nutritional value, such as clay, wood/paper, sand, and dirt (geophagia), and starch (amylophagia).  This...

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Why Are Fibroids Affecting My Sex Life?

Why Are Fibroids Affecting My Sex Life?

Have you ever personally experienced or known someone suffering from #fibroids who has lost interest in engaging in sexual intercourse with their partner?  This is a common theme for women suffering from uterine fibroids and there are clear reasons why. A Closer Look...

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Top 7 risk factors for PAD

Top 7 risk factors for PAD

Leg pain. Wounds on the legs that won’t heal. Blue or pale-colored feet. Heaviness in the legs when active. These are all common symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD is a condition where plaque builds up in the arteries which limits blood flow to the...

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