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Why are my periods so heavy?

Why are my periods so heavy?

Many possibilities: Your profile says you are 44 years of age, so the things that can cause heavy periods for your age include: fibroids (benign tumors of the uterus), polyps of the uterine lining, being overweight, and hormone related changes that result in an imbalance in the ratio of estrogen (too much, which thickens the lining of the uterus) to Progesterone (too little, which works against the estrogen effects). ...Read more

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Why are my periods irregular?

Why are my periods irregular?

Many causes: There are many causes of irregular periods, from anorexia to polycystic ovaries to other functional disorders. Best to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I want to stop my periods how?

There are : Ways to stop your periods, but thus does require medications. The more important question is why you want to stop your periods. Remember you should beware of altering your bodies hormonal chemistry unless absolutely necessary. ...Read more

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Why are my periods so severe ?

Cannot answer: It is impossible to say without doing an examination. Sometimes, just the aging process can result in heavier periods. But other conditions, including uterine fibroids, can affect your periods. The list of possibilities is long, so it's best to see you physician. ...Read more

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Can I shorten my periods any way?

Can I shorten my periods any way?

OCP maybe?: Birth control pills, whether for contraception or not, will shorten and lessen the bleeding. At age 45 it would be good to get evaluated by a good gynecologist before trying to alter your periods. ...Read more

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How could i make my periods heavier?

How could i make my periods heavier?

????: Why would u want to do that?, you are the 1st person I have ever heard of in 28 yrs taht I have been in practice who wants heavier periods , if you have had a workup and everything is normal, no reason to have heavier periods if you are already having periods. ...Read more

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Why are my periods ridiculously heavy?

Why are my periods ridiculously heavy?

Options: There are many causes of heavy periods. We can not diagnosis you here but 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. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my periods so short?

I'm wondering why are my periods so short?

Short period: The main reason for light/ short 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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Why are my periods weird after a trachalectomy?

Why are  my periods weird after a  trachalectomy?

Depends: That question leads to other questions such as why the original surgery. Age? Was a D&C performed too....There are a lot of factors that could effect this. ...Read more