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How To Stop Your Period Fast
How can I temporarily stop a prolonged menstrual period just for a couple of hours with fast action?
Not possible c/o med: This is not possible without medications by a MD. ...Read more
I have been having periods of anxiety where my chest hurts and heart beats fast. What can I do to stop this?
Thorough eval. By md: First be evaluated by your primary care physician. There are causes of chest pain, tachycardia, and anxiety that are not panic attacks, for example, pheochromocytoma, hyperthyroidism, cardiac arrhythmia. After other diagnoses ruled out, SSRI-type medications like Lexapro, (escitalopram) and Zoloft are very effective for panic disorder. Sometimes mitral valve prolapse may contribute. A beta blocker may also help. ...Read more
Stop taking Depo-Provera shot Oct 2013 I want to get pregnant but periods are so irregular last 3 were July 17th may 31st and April 14 how fast can I conceive?
Fertility depends: Upon a number of things. One critical issue is age, and I did not see age listed. The majority of women will need about 3 months before cycles will become regular, and therefore the chance of ovulating during that time is lower. Some women in their twenties are able to conceive almost immediately and those in their 30s may take a little longer. Take prenatal vitamins, keep a log of your menses. ...Read more
Masturbating daily long sessions, fast heart beat, warm chest, both lasting for long periods, BPM ranging from 60 to 90. Heart problems? Should I stop masturbating, to allow for body to rest? I'm 19
You're a man!: Hey buddy! You're 20 years old. I'm glad you're enjoying your body like all the other guys. This physiologic response is fine. I hope you get just as excited when romance comes into your life. If you're taking too much time focused on erotica, and it's compulsive, we can help. Otherwise, enjoy being young. Maybe you could even talk with Dad about your changing body. ...Read more
HmG 10.7- ferritin 6- hematologist said heavy periods &taking high dose nexium (esomeprazole) which stops iron absorption. Taking Ferrex 150 BID-how to fix Fast?
The fact that you became anemic means you lost all of your body stores of iron and it will take about a year to build up the stores, even after your hemoglobin becomes normal. You may try taking your iron pills three times a day. Take these with meals.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Maybe: The use of hormones can temporarily "pause" your cycle, but there needs to be a good medical reason to do so. ...Read more
Tampon?: I don't think you can "stop" your period for just a few hours and then start it up again. All you can do is use tampon to stop/absorb flow for short period of time then switch back to sanitary napkin or pad. You can manipulate timing of your periods by adjusting how you take hormonal contraception. Talk this over w/your doc. Helps if you explain why you want to do this so s/he can better help you. ...Read more
Usually with hormone: The most effective way to try and stop a period early is to take hormones, either starting birth control pills or taking Progesterone pills. And taking hormones doesn't always work. The period is the lining of the uterus shedding, so if there is still more lining to shed even taking hormones may not get it to stop. ...Read more
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No, it does not: Vitamin c cannot be used to change your cycle. In fact, large doses of vitamin c are toxic and can make you sick. There are better ways to get control of your period or to delay it using hormones. Talk with your doctor, especially if you are experiencing irregular cycles. ...Read more
Yes: If a woman is taking birth control pills and wants to stop her period early one way is to start the next pack of pills a few days early. That will often work. Another way is to get the period to start a few days early so it will end a few days early. This is done by not taking the last several active birth control pills and instead starting the placesaver pills. ...Read more
Hormones: When a woman is having irregular periods often the cause is problems with her hormones. Options to treat this include birth control pills which regulate the hormones, or the iud that has Progesterone in it which will lighten the periods. If the cause is fibroids or polyps then treating them will often help solve the irregular bleeding. ...Read more
Is there an additional pill that is safe with BC to stop your period once it has begun? Or simply taking more than one pill (Cryselle)?
Possibly: Sometimes we use continuous birth control pills to help when a person has excessive bleeding but if are wanting to have few to no periods you may want to consider a different type of birth control like the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD or Nexplanon implant. Talk to your doctor about your options. ...Read more
Lemon juice claims.: Lemons are rumored to prevent your period, induce your period, slow your period, stop your period ; lighten your period. I have not found any studies to support these claims. If anyone has seen scientific literature to the contrary – I would be interested. ...Read more
For how long is it safe to stop your period? I have been taking lutera continuesly for about four months now without having a period, and I'm wondering if this is safe or if I should let my period come every so many months? Thanks a lot!
Maybe: Without knowing what brand of pills you are on, I can't be precise. However, its sometimes possible to shorten the duration of your period by taking fewer of the placebo pills. For example if your pill package consists of 21 active pills and 7 placebos, you can shorten your period by starting a new pill pack after taking 3 of the placebo pills instead of 7. www. Healthtap. Com/drcharleswhiting ...Read more