Heavy periods

Women often put up with period problems, talking to someone can be very reassuring.

Heavy periods or heavy menstrual bleeding are common and affect around one in five Australian women. Some women with this condition also have a lot of pelvic pain. 

Heavy periods can impact enormously on some women's day-to-day lives, but they can generally be managed using hormone therapies or surgery.

If you are suffering with this condition, the best starting point is your GP. Your GP may refer you to a gynaecologist. Once the cause is known, your doctor can talk with you about your treatment options. 


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