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How to make my period lighter?

How to make my period lighter?

Birth control pills: Birth control pills make women's periods shorter, lighter, and less painful. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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


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How to make my period flow come sooner?

How to make my period flow come sooner?

Usually not possible: Once you ovulate (release an egg) at mid cycle (day14 +/-) it is not likely that you can cause a period to co me sooner. ...Read more

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How can I make my period flow more lightly?

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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

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How can I make my period shorter?

How can I make my period shorter?

Please talk to your: Gynecologists there are medications that s/he can prescribe that can make your period shorter. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to make my period lighter?

Can you tell me how to make my period lighter?

See gyn: Please talk to your gynecologist or physician about having shorter or lighter periods. Some options may include: Lysteda (tranexaminc acid), oral contraceptives, Vaginal contraceptive ring & Levonorgestrel -releasing intrauterine system (Mirena). ...Read more

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How do I make my heavy period lighter?

How do I make my heavy period lighter?

See your gyn: For a proper workup as to why the period is heavy and then depending on your situation, there is medication or minir surgical alternatives like in office endometrial ablation, or hospital robotic hysterectomy as a last resort. ...Read more

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Nexplanon, how to make my periods shorter?

Nexplanon,  how to make my periods shorter?

Can cause bleeding: Irregular bleeding is a common and normal side effect of nexplanon. For some bleeding occurs less frequently than your normal cycle. For others more frequently. ...Read more

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How can I make my period come sooner than scheduled?

How can I make my period come sooner than scheduled?

Don't: Trying to alter your period can make it more irregular. ...Read more

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What can make your period lighter and faster?

What can make your period lighter and faster?

Lighter period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives & perimenopause. ...Read more

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How can I make my period more consistent?

How can I make my period more consistent?

Use of: oral contraceptives can sometimes help to regulate one's menstrual cycle. Please discuss with your doctor/ gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I make my period regular?

How can I make my period regular?

Seek cause and treat: Consult a gynecologist or a Reproductive Endocrinologist who can evaluate and examine you, establish a diagnosis and offer you the appropriate treatment to "make your period regular". ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could make my periods lighter or shorter?

Can you tell me how I could make my periods lighter or shorter?

Hormonally: Barring that you are a non smoker and have no medical problems that would preclude you from taking hormones, you may want to consider a contraceptive pill; progesterone containing IUD(Mirena,Skyla);Nexplanon. Some people even like taking progesterone at time of menses to shorten it. You should open a dialog with your Physician to discuss this as it is a fairly common question....Good Luck :) ...Read more

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How to tell my mom that contraceptive pills will make my periods regular?

How to tell my mom that contraceptive pills will make my periods regular?

Just tell her: just say... Mom, my periods are irregular and I want to be (or I am) on birth control pills to regulate my periods. Although, I don't understand why, at age 38 as your profile states, you would need to have this discussion. ...Read more

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My period is extremely heavy and lasts about 10 days. i dont want to take birth control so what could i do to make it lighter and shorter?

My period is extremely heavy and lasts about 10 days. i dont want to take birth control so what could i do to make it lighter and shorter?

To start...: First if this just started and you have been sexually active the first step is to get a pregnancy test. If this has been done already and negative then you would need lab testing(blood work) to check hormones issues which might be causing this problem. It all depends on what the cause of the prolonged periods is in order to decide what is the right treatment. See GYN specialist for this. ...Read more

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How can I make my period end faster?

How can I make my period end faster?

Shorter periods: Please talk to your gynecologist or physician about having shorter or lighter periods. Some options may include: Lysteda (tranexaminc acid), oral contraceptives, Vaginal contraceptive ring & Levonorgestrel -releasing intrauterine system (Mirena). ...Read more

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How do I make period shorter?

How do I make period shorter?

Hormonally: Really, only birth control pills (or ring or Mirena (levonorgestrel) iucd), can shorten periods. Some say that taking nsaids can shorten and lighten periods, but i don't find that works as a rule. Lysteda is a new drug in the usa that is approved for lightening up heavy periods--you take it for up to 5 days---expensive! (but non-hormonal! ...Read more

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How could i make my first period come faster and make my boobs grow faster?

Be patient.: Breast size is likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy & possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise & weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. A padded bra will ^ appearance of volume. A supportive, well fitting bra can also enhance appearance. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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Light Periods (Definition)

Hypomenorrhea or hypomenorrhoea = short ...Read more