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ABNORMAL BLEEDING HEAVY PERIODS

Abnormally heavy periods or menorrhagia is a condition where your periods are heavier than normal with symptoms such as:

  • Soaking through sanitary pads or tampons every hour continuously
  • Needing to wake up at night to change sanitary pads
  • Bleeding that goes on longer than a week
  • Passing big blood clots
  • Restricted daily activities due to heavy flow
  • Signs of anemia i.e. fatigue, shortness of breath, fainting

Some causes of menorrhagia include:

  • Hormone imbalance
  • Ovarian dysfunction
  • Fibroids
  • Polyps (small, benign growths on the uterine lining)
  • Adenomyosis (a condition where glands from the endometrium become embedded in the uterine muscle
  • Usage of Intrauterine Device (IUD) for contraception
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Hereditary disorders
  • Medications
  • Cancer
  • Other medical conditions

If you have shown signs of menorrhagia, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us and schedule a checkup appointment soon.