These are benign tumors found by approximately 20% of women over 35 years old. Fibroids can cause heavy menstrual periods, pain and fertility problems. With fibroids a decision needs to be made by a gynaecologist as to whether the fibroids are likely to impede on a women getting pregnant or carry a baby to term. Similar to endometriosis. In TCM it is recognised as blood stagnation. Herbs to clear blood stagnation can be used very successfully to treat small fibroids 3cmx3cm in size.