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Hi Im 19 years old I got my period at the beginning for may and it lasted 7 days like usually and now again at the end of may. but my period its really heavy i have to change my pad every 30 mins it never happened before and its scary to me. ????????

By Anonymous May 23, 2015 - 6:44am
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Hello and thank you for sharing your question.

In manny cases the cause for heavy periods is unknown, but not dangerous.   But there are other possible causes such as:

  • hormonal imbalances
  • dysfunction of the ovaries
  • uterine fibroids
  • polyps
  • intrauterine device (IUD)
  • medications

There are also other more serious possibilities but these are the most common.  In most cases doctors recommend that you start using a contraceptive such as birth control pills.  These pills give you the necessary hormones needed to have a regular period.  There are also many holistic treatments for heavy periods such as herbal teas.


May 23, 2015 - 10:02am
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