miVIP Blog - Gynecology

Endometriosis Causes Severe Abdominal Pain for 1 in 6 Women

Endometriosis is a chronic disorder in which cell tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside of it, causing cysts or extra tissue to grow in other parts of the body. These growths can lead to painful periods, painful sex and fertility problems.Most women don’t realize that endometriosis is the source of their severe menstrual cramps…

Female Cancer Symptoms Women Should Know About

A woman has a one in eight chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. With increased awareness of the importance of early detection and the development of new treatments, the five-year survival rate for women with breast cancer in the U.S. has improved to roughly 90%….