The Franklin Institute, a science museum in Philadelphia, reports that the average adult body contains approximately 100,000 miles of blood vessels.
Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS) is also known as Pelvic Vein Incompetence (PVI) which manifest as pooling or accumulation of blood in the veins surrounding the pelvis. This chronic medical condition in women is traced to genetics and varicose veins in the lower abdomen. Chronic pain and a constant dull ache aggravated by standing are also associated with this disease.
Awais H. Siddique, MD believes that many women suffering from chronic uterus pain are often misdiagnosed and subjected to needless hysterectomies. When, in fact, heir distress is caused by pelvic congestion syndrome resulting from problems with the veins in the pelvic area.