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Understanding Pelvic Congestion: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Female Pelvic Pain

What is Pelvic Congestion? Pelvic congestion, also known as pelvic venous congestion syndrome (PVCS), is a condition that affects many women ages 20-45 who have given birth more than once, have polycystic ovary syndrome, or varicose veins. It occurs when the veins in the pelvis become enlarged and engorged, causing discomfort and pain. Approximately 40% of visits to the gynecologist…

Deep Vein Thrombosis? Here’s What You Can Do.

Varicose Veins DVT

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in a deep vein, typically in the legs. Read on to find out more about DVT and its treatment. In the United States, over 600,000 new cases of DVT are diagnosed each year. During DVT, blood clots occur in deep veins because your veins are injured or the blood flowing…

What You Should Know About Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE)

Prostate Illustration

Overview of Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE) Prostate artery embolization is a minimally invasive treatment for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH). About 25% of men have symptoms of BPH by the age of 55, and 50% of men do by age 75. BPH is a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland, and it is the most common benign tumor found in men….

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