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Does taking iron pills help lighten my period? And if not. Are there any remedies besides birth control that will help?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine

In brief: No

Iron helps you prevent your blood count from getting too low.
The best way to fix your periods is to find out why they are heavy. You should be evaluated for hormonal and anatomical reasons for heavy periods. The cause is the best clue to provide the most effective treatment.

In brief: No

Iron helps you prevent your blood count from getting too low.
The best way to fix your periods is to find out why they are heavy. You should be evaluated for hormonal and anatomical reasons for heavy periods. The cause is the best clue to provide the most effective treatment.
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