Heavy Menstrual Period (Menorrhagia) causes
Heavy Menstrual Period (Menorrhagia)

Causes could include:

  • Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman's uterus. Heavy bleeding, pain in the pelvis or lower back, cramping, and bloating could indicate fibroids.
    Source:HLCMS
  • This condition involves the thickening of the uterine walls, which can cause increased menstrual bleeding and pain during the menstrual cycle or intercourse. It has no known cause.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sometimes a pregnant woman's existing health conditions can contribute to problems, and other times new conditions arise because of body and hormonal changes.
    Source:HLCMS
  • There are three brands of IUDs available in the United States: ParaGard is a copper IUD, and Mirena and Skyla are hormonal IUDs that use progestin.
    Source:HLCMS
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