Don’t Suffer with Heavy Periods
Soaking pads, using both pads AND tampons together, gushing at times and passing clots is not normal!
If your periods last more than a week it can be depressing. Almost 20% of all women have heavy periods, a condition called menorrhagia.
Many women fear leaving the house. Some avoid certain activities for fear of having an accident, messing up their clothes or are too fatigued to go to work.
Dr. Rabin, a gynecologist in Burbank, CA, can help you find answers to this common condition. There are many solutions to this problem.
The first step is making a good diagnosis and seeing what might be the root cause of your heavy periods.
You have options…
There are several ways to control heavy periods. Based on your specific situation these may include:
- Lifestyle Changes
- Minor procedures
- Major surgery
You have options that still preserve your ability to consider pregnancy in the future. You see, hysterectomy is not the only option!
Read more about these alternatives on our page called: Alternatives to Hysterectomy
Hysterectomy may not be your only option. You owe it to yourself to find out how endometrial ablation, hormone therapy, hysteroscopy and myomectomy may be reasonable solutions to your problem. Fibroids, polyps and hormone imbalance are common causes of heavy periods. Don’t let your periods be a sentence! Discuss the problem with a gynecologist who is an experienced surgeon, yet uses surgery as a last resort!