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Does progestin help to deal with irregular periods?

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Dr. Allison Urrutia
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Irregular bleeding

Progestins can be used to help with irregular bleeding.
If your bleeding is due to failure to ovulate, progestins can be used to control bleeding. It is normal to have heavier bleeding initially with progestins. However, over time bleeding should become more regular.

In brief: Irregular bleeding

Progestins can be used to help with irregular bleeding.
If your bleeding is due to failure to ovulate, progestins can be used to control bleeding. It is normal to have heavier bleeding initially with progestins. However, over time bleeding should become more regular.
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Can help

Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone).
Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier.

In brief: Can help

Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone).
Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier.
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