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Help With Heavy Periods
Im gettig irrigular periods and heavy can menopace orignal hormonal activity viotbatics help to regulate my periods?
No: Sorry, but there is no non-prescription supplement that can affect periods, hormones or any other medical process, except to make them worse. Save your money. ...Read more
Irregular bleeding: Progestins can be used to help with irregular bleeding. If your bleeding is due to failure to ovulate, progestins can be used to control bleeding. It is normal to have heavier bleeding initially with progestins. However, over time bleeding should become more regular. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: There's nothing i can do over the web to help you with this problem. You need evaluation for the possible causes, which can include infirmities that are short-lived and easy to fix, all the way up to life-threatening conditions. ...Read more
What causes heavy bleeding with clots and severe cramps unlike my periods cramps 3days prior to my regular 25days cycle periods.
Get rid of the IUD: Or if you want to keep the iud you need to get an ultrasound to make sure nothing strange is going on, and then you can take a medicine called Lysteda that will slow down you period bleeding so see yoiur gyn to discuss with your gyn. ...Read more
My obgyn has recommended mirena (levonorgestrel) to assist with heavy / irregular and painful periods and endometriosis. Is this safe?
Yes; other herbs too: Yes, marijuana can be very helpful for muscle spasms and menstrual cramps. Some strains are more effective than others. Many other herbs are also effective, including cramp bark (called that for good reason). Valerian, black cohosh, skullcap and dong quai. See http://www.Herbaled.Org/education/articles/menstrual.Html & http://www.Naturalnews.Com/022969_chinese_medicine_menstrual_pain.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can ground flaxseed help in harmonal imbalance(very heavy periods for 2-3days but regular, uses lysteda), have small fibroids also?
Depends...: iron pills would only be helpful if you actually have iron deficiency anemia. If you have heavy periods then you may develop iron deficiency anemia. Your doctor can do a blood test to determine of you have iron deficiency anemia so see your doctor for testing if you are concerned. Good luck!!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dysmenorrhea: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. 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. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
54, perimenopausal. I have heard that women use shepherd's purse for premenstrual problems, heavy or long periods, and menstrual cramps. Is it safe?
Answer: You will need to choose a route of treatment to alleviate your symptoms: conventional medecine or alternative medecine, all medication either chemical or botanical have side effects, . ...Read more
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