Uterine fibroid or myoma is a non-cancerous growth in the uterus. They are also called fibromyoma, myofibroma and fibroleiomyoma. Fibroids vary in size and in location, they may be Intra mural (inside the cavity), submucosal (in the wall of the uterus), subserosal (on the outer side of uterus) or in the cervix at times.

Fibroids are typically found during the middle and later reproductive years and commonly seen in overweight women.Their growth appears to depend on increasing estrogen hormone levels.Genetic factors, suppressed sexual desires and emotions include development of Uterine fibroids.

Excessive, heavy, irregular or prolonged bleeding, uterine heaviness, pain in lower abdomen are symptoms of uterine fibroids. Surgical removal of the fibroids along with the uterus is often the line of treatment in the conventional medicine.Early and mild or moderate cases of Uterine fibroid respond to Homeopathy well.