Heavy periods are one of the most common conditions that are referred to gynaecologists. They may exist due to many different causes such as:
Sometimes, however, there may be no cause found. This is known as ‘dysfunctional bleeding’.
If you suffer from heavy periods, I can investigate, make a diagnosis and then recommend the least invasive way to deal with the problem.
Many treatment options are available and all should be explored. These include:• Oral contraceptive pill• The Mirena IUD• Oral progestogens• Hysterosocpic surgery• Hysterectomy