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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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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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I was wondering how can I make my period lighter and shorter naturally and effectively? Please help ASAP!! I am just tired of having heavy periods!!

I was wondering how can I make my period lighter and shorter naturally and effectively? Please help ASAP!! I am just tired of having heavy periods!!

Unfortunately....: This is not possible naturally with the exception of becoming pregnant. Hormonal therapy a la birth control pills can be very effective in controlling this problem. ...Read more

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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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Can there be anything i can do to make my period lighter?

Can there be anything i can do to make my period lighter?

Heavy periods : There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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What can I do to make my period lighter? I am 48, no kids and no birth control pills.

What can I do to make my period lighter? I am 48, no kids and no birth control pills.

Heavy periods: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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Could jogging during my cycle make my period lighter or shorter?

Could jogging during my cycle make my period lighter or shorter?

Yes: Excessive exersise( esp. running) can lead to amenorrhea. If concerned see your ON-GYN physician Best of Luck. ...Read more

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Help! need to know if there's any way i can make my period lighter?

Medications: There are several medications that can make periods lighter. Birth control pills usually help. Some women find that taking an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication like Advil (ibuprofen) during their period can help. An IUD can help. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane McMillan
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Light Periods (Definition)

Light periods are a clinical finding in which there is very little blood loss with ...Read more


Dr. Scott Keith
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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