CONTENT BROUGHT TO YOU BY ASCENSION MICHIGAN
African Americans are more likely to have preexisting conditions, such as hypertension, diabetes and obesity, putting them at a higher risk of complications from the coronavirus.
Fibroids – especially cumbersome in Black women – can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, prolonged periods, bleeding between periods, pelvic pain and back pain.
Symptoms vary but may include painful urination, lower abdominal pain or pain during sex.
Dr. Simisola Caxton-Idowu says young women should begin regular Pap testing at age 21.