How To Stop Fibroids From Bleeding
If you would like to know how to stop fibroids from bleeding, there are a number of simple steps you can take which can really help. However, you should be aware that the only way to get permanent relief is to eliminate your fibroids altogether, and this can be done using natural methods.
Fibroids bleed for different reasons and at different times of the month. Sometimes, heavy bleeding occurs at the time of the monthly period, which is different to a normal flow and some women experience spotting and breakthrough bleeding at various times between the monthly periods.
Common Causes Of Fibroid Bleeding
* Congestion around the uterus
* A general increase of blood volume due to new blood vessels forming to support the fibroids
* Blockages caused by fibroids which prevent normal blood flow-this seems heavy when finally released
If you do nothing to learn how to stop fibroids from bleeding and try to live with the situation, this can lead to anemia and as time goes by, the pain often worsens as the fibroids grow larger. It is best to try a number of simple strategies and see which work for you.
* Take a good all-round supplement including Vitamins A C and E. Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid can also help
* Consider using Ibuprofen which is an anti-inflammatory
* Rest raising the legs higher than your abdomen
* Use pads instead of tampons which can increase cramping
* Take daily moderate exercise to help your circulation generally
* Lie on your side with your knees bent and pull your bent legs to your chest
* A warm bath can help with congestion and improve blood flow
The complete solution for those wanting to know how to stop fibroids from bleeding is to eliminate the fibroids altogether. Surgery and hormonal/drug treatment can help temporarily but as they do not treat the root causes of the fibroids, they are likely to regrow. However, if you are prepared to make a number of lifestyle and dietary changes, the results can be astonishing, with many managing to see significant results within a matter of a couple of short weeks.
Frequently Asked Questions
i’m on day 48 of my cylce without a regular period?
I’m on day 48 of my cycle without a regular period. had some spotting on or about the 20th day and it stopped after a few days.( implatation bleeding?) Then nothing until day 40 and only spotting. This has been going on for a week and the spotting isn’t going away, not heavy, just pinkish/darkish in color, now it is increasing but is still not a flow. I have never spotted like this in my life. If I am pregnant…am i miscarrying? How long can this go on? The spotting that is. I feel like I’m on the verge of getting my period any second. I have fibroids but have always had very regular periods even kinda heavy due to fibroids.Have always been told that is what impedes me from getting pregnant, don’t want to test right now, too many disappointments.
Since you said that you’ve had regular periods prior to the spotting, on first impression i would think you might be pregnant. it is possible to have spotting if a woman is pregnant; there are certain hormonal factors associated with it. you should get a preg test. better yet, you should go see an OB-GYN. Signs like that should never be ignored; there are a number of problems associated with sudden, irregular spotting.
Should I be upset with my Doc about how she handled my iron results?
I am a 41 yr.old woman. I only go to the doc when I really need to…i have a Mum who is a hypocondriac so I tend to do the opposite. I have felt off for several years and always blamed my crazy periods – have cysts, fibroids and endometriosis. Within the past year I thought I was in a severe depression – tired all the time. The doc prescribed antidepressent and told me that my constant heart palpatations were just early menopause. She never requested bloodwork. I finally asked for blood work when I could not keep any thoughts in my head and thought I must be close to a breakdown and my palpatations were leaving me breathless. I had the blood work on a Thurs. afternoon. Doc called on Monday and said that my iron should be between 65-165 and mine was a 7. She did say I was severly anemic but did not seem overly concerned. She asked me to go out that day and get Palafer 325mg from the Pharmacist and take that for 3 months. She said I could stop taking the iron after 3 months and I didn’t need to have my bloodwork done again unless I still felt tired. Now, 2 months later, she has put me on Micronor to try to regulate the bleeding but does not think that anymore bloodwork is required. I should mention she is a new doc in her first year of practice. I never questioned her diagnosis until this weekend when a friend-of-a-friend, who is also a doctor, said that I should have immediately been given a blood transfusion and she was surprised that i had not had a heart attack at that number and said that I should be having regular bloodwork to see if the number is coming up. I am freaking out. I am calling today and asking for more blood work – i have been on the iron supplement for 2 months now. What else should I do???
It sounds to me as if Your Doctor is not taking your concerns seriously and The fact that she is new should have nothing to do with how she treats her patients. I am also anemic and have suffered from the condition on and off sense birth. I take iron medication three times a day and have regular blood work done every 3 months, unless I have symptoms. then My doctor will order blood work immediately to check my levels…If You feel that she is not treating your condition seriously, I would advise that you find a new doctor. And from the way you described the incadent, Then the sooner, The better for your health.