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Do Migraines And Heavy Periods Have Any Connection
Possible: Both menstrual migraine and menstrually related migraines do occur and not unique to find success from meds used as preventatives such as topirimate or depakote. A triptans Frova (frovatriptan) can both stop and prevent ha's. Discuss these approaches with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does my irregular periods, heavy bleeding,and intense cramps have anything to do with m/c back in May and future fertility?
I don't think my migraines are hormonal I have Mirena (levonorgestrel) no probs for years. Could anything else cause increase in severity/frequency suddenly?
Are heavy periods hereditary? I'm 99% Sure I have no bleeding disorders but I have heavy periods and now my daughter is starting to get heavy ones 2
I haven't needed any pads too light small cramps I do have a history of pcos and horemone problems don't know what to think of my irregular period?
Regulate: F you are having irregular periods, you need cycle regulation. With PCOS, you don't ovulate, so you don't make progesterone. Progesterone protects the lining of the uterus from cancer. With PCOS, your risk is increased, you need hormone regulation. The easiest way is with OCPs. If you are a smoker, OCPs are contraindicated after 35 yrs old, so you can be given cyclic progestin. ...Read more
Am having heavy periods and am passing clots. Severe back pain.Diagnosed with PCOS. Will there be any other problem?
YES.: The most immediate problem associated with heavy vaginal bleeding is iron-deficiency anemia. If not done already, a blood count, iron levels and thyroid hormone should be checked. Women with PCOS have a higher than average risk of Type II diabetes, infertility and certain metabolic problems. For more information, check out >mayoclinic.org/diseasesandconditions ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am experiencing clotting, bleeding, cramping, and headaches between periods. I have an IUD and have had this before. Can you offer any advice?
I have periods that last 3 weeks with heavy bleeding. Severe pain during intercourse and ovarian cysts. Any ideas? I can't take hormones.
Do I have pmdd? I have periods of tiredness, yet insomnia, severe pain, and headaches, loneliness, anxiety, no energy, and difficulty going to school and work before my period. I get depressed. But I do not have depression on a daily basis other than then
Possibly: Your description sounds like PMDD is possible. However, there are other menstrual & endocrine conditions that could also cause these symptoms, but require different treatment. I would speak with your gynecologist or primary care doc about your symptoms. Keeping a mood diary for a month or two, documenting when you have your symptoms and your period, would also help get the right diagnosis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I'm 20, I rarely ever have periods and now I have anxiety (among other problems). help?
Stress management...: There are some simple stress management techniques that you can learn quickly, but i would also encourage you to get into psychotherapy & start talking about what is making you anxious. Depending on why U R not getting your period you should also see your primary care physician to make sure there is nothing wrong physically. Let me know if you need additional help. ...Read more
I have pcos. My menses hasslowed to 1dy spotting to absent. I do not have insurance now.. any otc/natural remedies?
Been bleeding for 25 days I have pcod headaches vomiting cramps heavy flow no insurance not sire what to do?
Get insurance now.: Pcos is a chronic condition and requires follow up with a gyn or primary care doctor over the course of months if not years. You have a hormonal imbalance that has multiple contributing factors. In the short term, you can control your heavy bleeding with birth control pills, but you should be evaluated to see what the source of your pcos is, possibly diet/weight/exercise. ...Read more
Due to weight I dont have regular periods- for past 3 months getting light vaginal bleeding most days, no other problems, what could this mean?
Periods & weight: Patients who are markedly obese will have period irregularities including what you are experiencing. Moreover, the risk of endometrial hyperplasia and cancer is increased without weight reduction or the use of progesterone Rx to counteract the excess estrogen produced in the peripheral fat. Go see a GYN MD for evaluation and Rx until a serious weight reduction program is instituted. ...Read more
I can't absorb iron with no obvious reason. I have had upper, middle, and lower endoscope, no heavy periods and tested for celiac..All negative..Help?
I'm 40 and seem to have hormonal symtpoms. I have heavy clotting during menses and I have anemia. Blood clots are constant and the size of my fist. I have been having racing heart and dizzness for months and nausea. My heart workup is good. What could be
I have night sweats during my periods. Periods are regular and no other symptoms. Is this normal?
Common: This is a relatively common symptom.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've been having problems with pelvic pain and abnormal bleeding between periods, and periods that are late or early what could it be?
Hi, I have terrible cramps and headache during my periods or pms. It's too bad I can't eat or do light work. What can I do to change this?
Reduce symptoms: Dysmenorrhea Tx: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. ...Read more
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