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Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia is very heavy menstrual flow. It comes to them for various changes in the uterus such as fibroids, polyps, endometriosis (endometriosis), cancer or clotting disorders. The main problem with diagnosis is difficult for the demarcation line between menstruation and heavier than normal menstrual bleeding.

Typically, a woman loses from 30 to 50 ml of blood, while the hemorrhagic menstruation is when the loss is 80 ml ​​or more. This situation often arises from a lack of progesterone, the lining of the uterus grows excessively, and this leads to an abundant and prolonged menstruation. To alleviate heavy menstrual periods may be too in your diet include large amounts of bioflavonoidsthat are found in citrus fruits. Better not to drink alcohol because it inhibits the formation process of platelets and causes reduced blood clotting, as in the case of aspirin.

During menstruation it is best to avoid hot baths because they affect the widening of blood vessels. Menorrhagia can cause anemia, so you should regularly do morphological studies, in the event of a low hemoglobin level immediately begin iron supplement.

A blood test also allows detection of progesterone deficiency so you can prevent him giving the hormone in the second half of the cycle. To diagnose the ailment first you must first rule out any organic causes in the form of changes in the uterus and clotting disorders. Women over 45 years of age should also have the test done to rule out any cancerous changes.