Doctor insights on:
How Can I Make My Period Flow More Lightly
Oral contraception: While oral contraceptives or birth control pills are traditionally prescribed to keep someone from becoming pregnant, we also prescribe them to manipulate one's menses or period. If you have a frequent, heavy and/or prolonged periods, especially to the extent of becoming anemic, your family doc can prescribe you ocp/bcp to lighten your flow, sometimes stopping completely. Good luck! ...Read more
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
I've heard that excercising and stretching and stuff can make your period flow heavier. Is this true?
Not unless on cycle: Menstrual blood accumulates in the vagina during a period if a tampon is not in place. If you stretch and exercise your contracting muscles will "push out" any accumulated vaginal blood making it seem that your period is temporarily heavier. If you are not on your period, then the answer is no, exercising does not increase menstrual bleeding it actually helps to minimize cramping. ...Read more
Progesterone: Often when women have been exposed to Progesterone or have an imbalance of hormones, excess Progesterone can cause reduction of flow. Problems with thyroid or weight can also cause (thin/heavy). Rarely ovarian problems cause decreased hormone production. Keep a menstrual diary and see a doctor for evalution. ...Read more
Yes: Rest does improve bleeding activity may increase bleeding. ...Read more
May be normal: Your decreased menstrual flow may be completely normal. It can be caused by some medications or changes in diet, exercise, or weight. To know how to increase it you need to find out why it decreased and this will require a full history, exam, and appropriate testing. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Why is my period flow heavy during the day, but at night there's barely anything at all? is it normal for this to happen?
I am 3 days late for my period and it feels like my period flow is about to come but it doesnt come. Been like this for 3 days?
First question: is could you be pregnant??? If answer yes...take a test! If the answer is no RELAX,,,,,,3 days late is NOT an unusual occurrence for even the most REGULAR of women! Hope this helps Good luck! Dr Z ...Read more
Period Record10&11 November- spotting12-15th normal period flow November 16-17 spottingWhats happening..never had this kind of cycle before?
Get check up: When periods are abnormal it means there is a problem.Make an appointment with your gyn.to be evaluated. ...Read more
I've had a steady period flow for two months. Most of the time it has been lighter, but for about a week it was extremely heavy! what could it be?
Abnornal: That is very abnormal. Certainly needs to be evaluates. Causes include hormones problems (pcos, thryoid problems, prolactin problems), infection. Cancer or precancer cells of cervix or uterus, uterine polyps or fibroid. Those are the most common possibilities for sure. Would see your obgyn first to begin an evaluation. ...Read more
Period flow has reduced to 2 days for the last six months (but regular) 1st day its brown and red day its a red period? why,anything wrong?(24yr old)
No: Everyone's period is different in some way. Many things can also impact the regularity of one's cycle (e.g. weight changes, diet changes, stress, etc...). Monitor the trend of your periods. If you notice a consistent change over a six month time span, get with your OB/GYN for a discussion about a possible work up. ...Read more
Was given microgyno 30 to balance my periods. But was told it reduces period flow. I do not want a reduced period flow. Kindly assist. I am worried
Don't stress.: All birth control pills make your endometrium (lining of the uterus) build up less during your monthly cycle, so the flow of your period is shorter and lighter. This isn't at all harmful to your body and the pill should balance out timing, heaviness, and predictability of your cycles. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- How can i reduce my period flow?
- How can i make my clit more sensitive?
- How can i make my eye lashes more full?
- How can i make my eyes more whiter?
- How can i make my period shorter?
- How can i make my period come?
- How can i make more breast milk?
- How can i make more cum?
- How can i make my period not flow so heavily remove iud?
People also viewed
- Asthma peak flow