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Pelvic Pain Syndrome

Pelvic Pain Syndrome; What is it?

Pelvic pain in women is pain in the pelvic region, it is usually present for 6 months or more. The pain emanates from within the abdomen - between the hips and below the belly button.

Pelvic Pain Syndrome Symptoms:

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  • Severe pelvic pain
  • Intermittent pelvic pain
  • Dull ache within the abdomen
  • 'Period pain' type cramps
  • Shooting spasms
  • Heaviness or dragging feeling within the pelvic area

Many sufferers may also experience pelvic pain during lovemaking, when going to the toilet, or if seated for long periods. .

What Causes Pelvic Pain Syndrome?

  • Endometriosis - the lining of the womb grows on the outside of the uterus instead of the inside. This tissue is affected by the monthly changes and any bleeding is then contained within the abdomen because it does not have an outlet. This can cause cysts and painful scarring.
  • Tension within the Pelvic Floor Muscles - the muscles go into spasms and the tension results in pain and discomfort.
  • Chronic PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) -  following a long term infection, sometimes sexually transmitted scarring can cause pain in the pelvic organs.
  • Ovarian remnant after hysterectomy - if all the ovarian tissue is not completely removed a painful cyst can develop.
  • Fibroids - causing heaviness in the pelvic area - these non-cancerous growths cause pain and discomfort.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome - diarrhoea, constipation and bloating add pressure and pain to a congested pelvic area.
  • IC (interstitial cystitis) or Painful bladder syndrome - unlike bacterial cystitis which is treatable with antibiotics the bladder become chronically inflamed and frequent urination is necessary.
  • Psychological factors - stress, depression, sexual or physical abuse, can all trigger Pelvic Pain Syndrome. Sadly this condition can also be made worse by emotional problems and problems too.
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome - varicose veins around the ovaries and pelvic area can become enlarged and painful.

Can Kegel8 Help With Pelvic Pain Syndrome?

YES! Kegel8 Ultra 20 will help to stimulate blood flow and improve circulation within the pelvic area. If you are unable to use a vaginal or anal probe why not try Tibial Nerve Stimulation or Sacral Nerve Stimulation? You can treat your pelvic floor disorders using electrode pads on your skin. Kegel8 will help to relieve the pain, and strengethen too, so don't get locked into the pain of Pelvic Pain Syndrome - this is the drug free alternative that is clinically proven to work!

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  • See the UK's best pelvic floor exercise machine the Kegel8 Ultra 20 Pelvic Toner - it can help with  Pelvic Pain Syndrome and help you get your pelvic floor strong again and working as it should!