Heavy menses. Fibroids typically cause anemia by causing heavy menstrual cycles, with or without cramping. Not all fibroids cause this. Depending on the size and number of the fibroids and your future fertility plans, your doctor can help you plan what therapies are best for you.
Bleeding. Fibroids can cause heavy bleeding, which can led to anemia. Anemia means lack of blood.
Anemia & fibroids. The main symptom of fibroid is heavy periods. This is one of the most common things that explains anemia in women who still have periods. The type of anemia is iron deficiency anemia which is caused by blood loss.