WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS FOR FIBROIDS?

Age: Fibroids are most commonly seen in 40-50 years, they are uncommon after menapause.

Family history: The risk is two times higher if one family member has fibroids.

Race: Fibroids are more common in black women.

Obesity: In obese patients, fibroids are 2-3 times more common.

Dietary habits: The risk of fibroid is higher in women who consume red meat compared with vegetarians