Posted on: 23.06.2021 Posted by: Drlark Comments: 0
Are
You At Risk for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding?

Each of the factors listed below puts you at risk for heavy menstrual
bleeding. Check off each phrase that describes you; if you’re not
sure, write in a question mark. Print this list and take it with you
when you visit your doctor, especially if you already suffer from
heavy bleeding. It will help your physician recommend appropriate
treatments.

I am ovulating irregularly or not
at all.
I am in perimenopause.
I am past menopause, and taking estrogen
therapy without progesterone.
I have fibroid tumors.
I have thyroid disease.
I have a blood coagulation problem.
I have uterine polyps.
I am obese.
I started menstruating early in life.
I have never had any children.
I have high blood pressure.
I probably don’t get enough iodine.
I probably don’t get enough iron.
I probably don’t get enough vitamin
A.
I probably don’t get enough vitamin
C.
My periods are more frequent than
every 21 days.
My periods last longer than 8 days.
Even the highest absorbency pad or
tampon quickly becomes saturated and has to be changed frequently.
My flow includes large blood clots.
My periods leave me feeling drained
of energy.


For more on menorrhagia, read on:

Causes of Menorrhagia
Nutritional Remedies for Menorrhagia

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