For many women, chronic pelvic pain goes undiagnosed and untreated. Surprisingly, however, a large percentage of pelvic pain can be attributed to issues with the pelvic veins. When pelvic pain is attributed to the pelvic veins, it is known as pelvic congestion syndrome. Pelvic Congestion Syndrome is thought to be responsible for pelvic pain in […]
Radiofrequency ablation is a cutting-edge treatment option for painful, bulging or unsightly varicose veins. Painful varicose veins can make it difficult to stand for long periods of time or exercise the way you want to. Even if your veins cause no painful symptoms, they can become a serious cosmetic concern. They can cause blue, bulging […]
Uterine fibroids (also known as leiomyomas) are benign growths in the uterus that commonly affect women of childbearing age. Although the majority of fibroids are non-cancerous, they can grow large enough to cause serious issues like severe pelvic pain, heavy bleeding, bloating, urinary and bowel issues and even fertility problems. Traditionally, the most common treatment […]
Uterine fibroids are muscular tumors that grow on the walls of the uterus. Most of the time, fibroids don’t cause symptoms. In some cases, however, they can grow large enough to cause pain, irregular periods and even fertility problems. Many women with fibroids experience severe enough symptoms that they require specialized treatment. The Fibroid Treatment […]
Known to develop in the uterine walls or inside the uterus, uterine fibroids are growths or tumors that, according to the UCSF Medical Center, can affect as much as 50 percent of women. But it’s important to note that this medical condition does not disappear along with the reproductive years. In fact, women sometimes have […]
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Varicose veins affect up to 35% of people in the United States. These occur when veins close to the skin’s surface become enlarged and appear more prominent. Many people who have these are most concerned about how they make the legs appear. This makes sense since the twisted, blue or purple appearance can be a […]
Up to 50 percent of American women may be affected by varicose veins at some point in their lives, according to the American College of Phlebology. Considering that varicose veins are a potential side effect of pregnancy, it’s no wonder many pregnant women commonly experience this medical issue. However, if you already have varicose veins, […]
Not all medical success stories start with a single issue and end with a single treatment –particularly in the complex field of vascular health. A perfect example of that is Alicia Fielder, a United States Marine Corps Veteran and current Dental Assistant and Office Manager in the Brookhaven area. Alicia had debilitating pain and swelling […]
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Non-cancerous, uterine fibroids are quite common and impact many women. Most people who develop them remain symptom-free, but some may experience heavy menstrual bleeding and pain. Understanding the different types of fibroids and their symptoms is the first step in being able to appropriately treat them. What Are Fibroids? Fibroids are muscular tumors that grow […]
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While the cause of uterine fibroids is unknown, it’s common knowledge that fibroid growth is largely fueled by estrogen. One of the best ways to control the estrogen count in your body is by eating a certain diet, which means this diet can also increase or decrease the risk of fibroid development. Adding certain foods […]
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