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what do fibroids eat or how are they get sustained ?

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Broccoli and caulifl: Fibroids get nutrients like any other organ in the body-via the blood stream.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Blood flow: Fibroids do not, ahem, eat. They are benign tumors and depend on blood flow to survive, which they develop as they grow.

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