Heavy menstruation - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment .MF .

August 12, 2017 17:52 | Pelvic Organs

In normal menstruation lasts 3-7 days, the first 2-3 days copious or moderate, then less and less.On the first day some blood clots are allowed.

Symptoms heavy period

  • plentiful monthly clotted more than 2-3 days;
  • increase their duration of more than 7 days;
  • interval between them of less than 3 weeks (on the first day of the previous menstrual period prior to the present);
  • blood in the interval between periods;
  • severe pain during menstruation, particularly if previously it was not;
  • renewed bleeding after a year's break from entered the menopause;
  • any other changes in the nature of discharge;

Causes heavy period

  • pathological process in the uterus - fibroids, polyps, endometriosis, cancer.
  • liver, endocrine glands, blood coagulation system (malfunction in the mechanism stops bleeding).
  • diet with a predominance of dairy products (yogurt, kefir, cottage cheese), which causes the liver to produce enzymes that prevent blood clotting.
  • Taking certain drugs (aspirin and other agents that dissolve
    blood clots).
  • deficiency of vitamins C, P, K, calcium, and other biologically active substances and minerals that regulate the process of thrombosis.
  • spontaneously terminate the pregnancy or the state after an abortion.

Folk remedies and traditional recipes from the heavy period

folk remedies Treatment of severe bleeding during menstruation without first consulting a doctor is dangerous.Before using any popular recipes you need to know your exact diagnosis and to consider the contraindications used by traditional therapies.

If menstruation is too rich, and you are sure that this is not abnormal uterine bleeding, try to reduce the loss of blood through such folk remedies:

  • take 2 tablets of calcium gluconate before eating and tablet Ascorutinum (complex preparation, containing vitamins C and P) after meal 3 times a day as a tea brew grass shepherd's purse, smartweed, or any mixture of nettle and raspberry leaf, peppermint (1: 1).Start taking these infusions for 3 days prior to the expected start of menstruation and throughout the menstrual period: drink made from herbs - 1/2 cup 2-3 times a day, and tea with raspberry and mint - much as you want.Efforts curative effect of herbal tea 1-2 tablespoons of "live" Viburnum, pureed with an equal amount of sugar;
  • good hemostatic properties have corn silk.Prepare one infusion (tablespoon per cup of boiling water) and take a tablespoon six times a day every 3 hours;
  • before and during the monthly 60 times a day for 2-3 seconds vigorously push the tip of his index finger at a point in the middle hollows connecting the base of the nose to the upper lip.

To which the doctor ask for a heavy period?

If menstruation began suddenly abundant, and in previous cycles was normal - do not delay a visit to the doctor gynecologist , namely early diagnosis of various disorders of the menstrual cycle, will allow time to remove the cause of various complications of the female reproductive system.