Menorrhagia Treatment in Naperville and Plainfield
Women's Center of Health in Naperville and Plainfield, IL offer menorrhagia treatment to their patients. If you are suffering from heavy menstrual bleeding, contact us today to see if Genesys is the right treatment for you. We want to make it as convenient as possible for you to obtain the care you need. Schedule an appointment online or give us a call at (630) 416-3300.
What is Heavy Menstrual Bleeding?
Heavy menstrual bleeding, clinically known as menorrhagia, is a prolonged or abnormally heavy menstrual period. The condition is a common problem, affecting one in every five women.1
If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, talk to your doctor. You may be suffering from menorrhagia:2,3
- Periods lasting longer than seven days
- Soaking through one or more pads or tampons in an hour
- Menstrual flow that includes large blood clots
- Menstrual flow that is heavy enough to interfere with or limit:
- Social engagements
- Sexual activity
- Fatigue or other anemia-like symptoms
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms consult with your doctor.
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1 Rosenbaum, SP., Fried, M., et al. Endometrial hydrothermablation: A comparison of short-term clinical effectiveness in patients with normal endometrial cavities and those with intracavitary pathology. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (2005) 12, 144-149.
2 Warner, PE., Critchley, HOD, et al. Menorrhagia I: Measured blood loss, clinical features and outcome in women with heavy periods: A survey with follow-up data. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2004) 190, 1216-23.
3 Mayo Clinic information on Menorrhagia: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/menorrhagia/DS00394