Oct 03, 2017 | pelvic pain

Dysmenorrhea: What You Should Know About Diagnosis and Treatment

Dysmenorrhea, or chronic menstrual pain, is the most common gynecological pain condition, affecting from 45% to 95% of menstruating women. But because it is commonly considered a normal aspect of the menstrual cycle, it is often undertreated. Dr. Lamvu considers the consequences of this misperception, and offers guidance on better evaluation and treatment.