Fibroids and Incontinence - is there a link?

Uterine fibroids occur in about 40 percent of women, and in as many as 50 percent of African-American women. The cause of fibroid tumors is still unknown, but experts believe that oestrogen stimulates their growth. Fibroids grow larger in pregnant women and in those taking birth control pills, and they tend to shrink after menopause, although they may continue to grow in women who receive hormone replacement therapy.
If a fibroid is large enough to put pressure on the bladder, incontinence is likely.
This article by Sawf News describes how a minimally invasive, non-surgical procedure, called uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), starves uterine fibroids by depriving them of their blood supplymore....