Do I Have Pelvic Congestion Syndrome?

Hands of young woman on stomach as suffer from female diseases problem Women face many complex health issues that require specialized attention. One of many women’s most prominent health concerns is maintaining healthy ovaries, which is not always easy to do. Ovarian health concerns can often be surprising and can lead to many debilitating symptoms. Pelvic congestion syndrome affects millions of women annually, making it necessary to receive interventive care before the condition progresses. Metropolitan Vascular Institute specializes in providing the quality care women need to fight Pelvic Congestion Syndrome and restore their quality of life. Here are a few things to look for regarding Pelvic Congestion Syndrome and how our office can help give you the relief you need.

How Does Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Occur?

Experts debate the exact cause of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome. However, many medical experts believe it results from varicose veins forming in the ovaries. When this happens, it can compromise the function of valves in ovarian veins, causing blood to back up inside the veins. Because of restricted blood flow, pressure builds inside the ovarian veins, causing painful congestion.

Also, there are additional factors that can increase the risk of developing Pelvic Congestion Syndrome, some of which can include:

  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Hormonal Issues
  • A retroverted Uterus
  • Family History

Can Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Be Prevented?

It’s not always easy to avoid Pelvic Congestion Syndrome; many symptoms present themselves without warning. However, some professionals believe that taking some actions can help lessen the chances of developing the condition. Some believe that maintaining a healthy weight during pregnancy and wearing compression clothing during and after pregnancy can help.

Diagnosing Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

 To find viable treatment options for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome, its crucial to receive an accurate diagnosis from a qualified professional. Pelvic congestion syndrome often has many debilitating symptoms, including pelvic pain, lower back pain, hemorrhoids, vaginal discharge, bleeding, and fatigue.

The Metropolitan Vascular Institute specializes in diagnosing and treating many of women’s most pressing health needs, including Pelvic Congestion Syndrome. Our office can provide ground-breaking and minimally invasive treatments, such as Ovarian Vein Embolization, to treat Pelvic Congestion Syndrome. The first step in finding out how we can help is to schedule a consultation with our office. Please call our Waldorf location today at (301) 374-8540.

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