Menorrhagia, more commonly known as heavy menstrual bleeding, isn’t anything you have to learn to live with.
It’s normal to experience some heavy flow days during your monthly period. But your bleeding shouldn’t be so severe that it starts lowering your quality of life. If you have abnormal uterine bleeding, it could be related to:
Occasionally, your heavy menstrual bleeding is a side effect of medications. For instance, if you take blood thinners or aspirin, you may bleed more heavily than normal.
The dedicated team of physicians at Garden OB/GYN wants to evaluate you if your heavy menstrual bleeding lowers your quality of life. It’s especially important to schedule an evaluation if your abnormal bleeding is:
You should also come into Garden OB/GYN if your period is so heavy, you have to wear more than one pad at a time just to control abnormal menstrual bleeding.
Yes! Your dedicated physician at Garden OB/GYN evaluates you thoroughly, runs labs, and may even request an in-house ultrasound to diagnose the cause of your heavy menstrual bleeding. Once they better understand why you’re bleeding heavily, they can get you started on treatment. Treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding includes:
If you have abnormal growths, such as uterine fibroids or polyps, you might need surgery to remove them. Garden OB/GYN practitioners specialize in minimally invasive surgery, which helps you have a faster recovery if you do need surgical repairs.
Book your exam for heavy menstrual bleeding at Garden OB/GYN today and get started on the treatment you need. Schedule online or over the phone.