In this post with accompanying video, Professor Mark Whiteley — the world’s leading vein researcher — and I discuss and disprove several common myths about pelvic congestion syndrome. We hope you feel empowered with this information to seek out the best treatment for yourself — and maybe even pass this along to uninformed doctors who are years behind on PCS diagnostics and treatment.
Professor Mark Whiteley & I talk about the gold standard of pelvic congestion syndrome diagnosis. In this interview, we discuss why almost all doctors are diagnosing PCS incorrectly, which often yields an incomplete treatment. We talk about the type of sonography required to diagnose PCS, the infamous left ovarian vein, why the diameter of veins is a poor diagnostic criteria, and why gynecologists are ignorant when it comes to pelvic congestion.
Long-time readers and friends have noticed some big shifts in my physical, mental, and emotional health over the last year. 2020 gave me the incredible gift of time to invest in myself and learn that trauma is at the root of almost all dis-ease — mental, physical, emotional, spiritual, and ancestral. In this post I’m sharing the 5 aspects of holistic healing, 40+ tools for your trauma-healing toolbox, and why I started the Holistic Trauma Healing Podcast!
Have you tried period panties yet?? In this informative post, I share literally everything you ever wanted to know about period underwear! From where to buy period underwear to how to care for period undies to odors, heavy flow, and more — it’s all here!
Pelvic Congestion Syndrome is an under-diagnosed and mis-diagnosed cause of chronic pelvic pain. Finding a skilled physician to treat it is fairly difficult. In this post and video interview with Dr. David Beckett, you will discover how to find a qualified interventional radiologist to treat Pelvic Congestion Syndrome so you can ask questions and advocate for yourself!
In June 2019, I underwent pelvic vein embolization at The Whiteley Clinic to treat pelvic congestion syndrome — a culprit in pelvic pain for up to 30% of women and men. Here is my experience, including why I chose The Whiteley Clinic for the best diagnostic imaging and pelvic vein embolization.
If you’ve been diagnosed with PCS, then you’ve likely heard horror stories and misinformation being spread online. I have collaborated with Dr. Mark Whiteley to write this post: 11 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Treating Pelvic Congestion Syndrome. You are your own best advocate when it comes to pelvic pain. This post is meant to educate and empower!
I no longer sell Beautycounter. Though I thought it could become a profitable part of my work-at-home business, I quickly realized that I can’t and won’t be part of the larger beauty industry — an industry that sells women the lie that they aren’t beautiful just the way we are. Here’s my why.
While nothing you can eat will cause or fix pelvic floor dysfunction, you can support your healing with nourishing foods and eliminate the foods that cause pelvic inflammation. Here are 6 nourishing foods that support pelvic floor health and 6 that don’t.
When it first happened, I felt like a victim — powerless to do anything. But once I learned I had pelvic floor dysfunction, that it was a cumulation of all of my life’s events, from childhood to child birth and more, and that I had hope through pelvic floor physical therapy — I no longer felt powerless. Here’s my story of pelvic floor dysfunction.