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What Causes Heavy Periods

There are many causes of heavy periods which is why this problem should be discussed with a physician. Studies have shown that ~15% of women with heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) have an underlying bleeding disorder. Von Willebrand Disease (V …Read More

Having to change protection more than every hour

Women with heavy periods will usually increase the absorbency of the sanitary protection being used. If that has happened, and it is still necessary to change your pad or tampon more than every hour (particularly if this is required for mul …Read More
Iron Deficiency Anemia

Iron Deficiency Anemia

Chronic heavy periods can result in iron deficiency, which can lead to anemia. Anemia is a low hemoglobin when measured by a blood test (CBC or complete blood count). The best measure of iron stores is a ferritin, which can also be measured …Read More

Frequently soaking the sheets

Having accidents at night and bleeding through sanitary protection onto the sheets during your period is a sign of heavy bleeding, especially if it occurs on a regular basis. Many women get into the habit of wearing old pyjamas or laying do …Read More

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