Video anchor 8.MAR.2017 4 MIN READ | 4 MIN READ

Many women accept period cramps as part and parcel of being a woman, not realising that it may be a sign of an underlying problem.

Dr Cynthia Kew, obstetrician and gynaecologist at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, explains diseases that may be causing period pain and the warning signs women should look out for.

Video contributed by Dr Cynthia Kew.

Kew Chia Yng Cynthia
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Mount Elizabeth Hospital

Dr Cynthia Kew Chia Yng is an obstetrician and gynaecologist practising at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. She specialises in antenatal care and the delivery of babies, general gynaecology, endometriosis management, advanced laparoscopy (keyhole surgery) and hysteroscopic surgery for gynaecological conditions like fibroids and cysts.