Your Flow Chart
A period. One half the world gets them, but no two are exactly alike.
In fact, one in five women experience a period that is heavy and painful – affecting their quality of life and proving to be more than just a monthly inconvenience. But how can you tell the difference between a “normal” and heavy period? Below you will see “Your Flow Chart”, a map of questions to get you thinking about your period and talking to your doctor.
A heavy period is a menstrual cycle lasting more than seven days; occurring more frequently than once a month, requiring extra protection and interfering with normal day-to-day activities. They affect one in five women with nearly 85 percent are caused by fibroids, polyps and hormonal imbalances.
Having a heavy period affects a woman’s quality of life. Running errands, going to work, practicing yoga or taking the kids to school should not be a battle due to debilitating symptoms and fear of your heavy period. The good news is there are solutions.
Check out “Your Flow Chart” to learn more about heavy periods and how you can change your cycle.
- Posted by holx-admin
- On February 25, 2014