Fibroids and Heavy Periods
One of the most common symptoms of fibroids is an increase in menstrual flow and bleeding between periods. In general, fibroids and heavy periods do go hand in hand and there are various reasons why this is the case.
* Fibroids can sometimes cause blockages, leading to a build up of blood which seems heavier when eventually released
* Congestion within the uterus can cause a change in the pattern of blood flow in and out of the uterus
* An increase in the number of blood vessels, meaning a greater flow of blood through the uterus
* Fibroids themselves can sometimes bleed
If you notice that your periods are longer than 5-7 days and there is more bleeding than normal, you should visit your doctor for a diagnosis, ensuring that she checks for fibroids.
<b>What Can I Do About Fibroids And Heavy Periods?</b>
Excessive bleeding can leave a woman severely anemic and i. Fortunately, there are a number of steps which can really help:-
* Take supplements of Vitamins A, C and E. Also, take Folic Acid and Vitamin B12
* Try an anti-inflammatory tablet, such as Ibuprofen
* Lie with your legs elevated
* Avoid using tampons as these can cause cramping
* Use heat therapy to improve blood flow
* Take regular exercise
Although you may feel resigned that fibroids and heavy periods go together, the steps above will really help give you some symptomatic relief. However, there is no doubt that the best thing you can do is to consider how to get rid of your fibroids and the associated heavy bleeding altogether.
If you are prepared to make a number of significant lifestyle and dietary changes, you may be able to shrink your fibroids completely. However, this will only work if you are the type of person who is prepared to take charge of your own treatment and really persevere.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Bleeding between periods?
Just a warning, this is a bit graphic.
I have been on the pill for over 5 years, and I took it continuously for the past 3 months in order to skip 2 periods. Last week I was feeling a bit off, I couldn’t think, had a migraine, and my nipples were very sensitive. I am sexually active, and I decided to take a pregnancy test. The test came back negative.
2 days later I woke up in the middle of the night with extremely painful menstrual cramps, I couldn’t even stand up to take anything for the pain. Eventually I fell back asleep, and thought nothing of it, as I do occasionally have extreme cramps, and it wasn’t unusual.
The next morning, I got up to go to the washroom, and when I pulled my panties down, there were two large pieces of pink flesh that had come out of me. They were quite large, probably around 3cm long, and 2cm thick.
My question is, do you think I had a miscarriage? Or could these be fibroids? Or is it just a build up of uterine lining as I have not had a period since December?
It could have been some of the lining as a result of not having had a period since Dec (an example only), but I would recommend checking with your doctor as well to see what they say.
bleeding between periods:(help please?
hello,im 36 with 3 children,not on bc pills,i have been having a constant pink watery discharge for 4 months,had a histeroscopy and an endo biopsy wich came bk fine,i have had abnormal cells since 16 years ov age, had lots of laser treatment,my last 2 smears were clear,had an internal scan, have no polyps,cysts,fibroids,i dont have any pain and i havnt lost weight,its just this constant watery pink discharge everyday,i have to constantly wear a pad,also i bleed ofter sex,and also i bleed vaginaly when having a bm:(im so scared,i have had a fbc and that woz also fine,my gyn said after i had my histeroscopy to keep a direy for 4 months to see when i bleed and to wright it all down,well its everyday so i dont need to remember,and that she would do a colcospy(sp)but iv just had a letter only 2 weeks after my op to go bk into hospital next week for me to have it done,y the rush?did she see anything whilst doing the histeroscopy?she did say everything looked fine tho in the utrus,im so worried,does any one no what would cause a constant pink watery discharge?everytime i googhle it it comes up with cervical cancer,please help anyone,thank you x
dont worry, when your smears were fine, you CAN NOT have cervical cancer. Sometimes, you bleed during ovulation as well, I had that for many years. Dont worry, you be fine.
Uterine fibroids, pain, heavy bleeding and irregular periods?
I have multiple large and small fibroids, severe endometriosis, severe adhesions (they thought I’d had chemo). I used to have very regular periods but they are now irregular and heavy with a long pms time around when I expect a period. I was getting one heavy one about every other month having to change pads every 15 minutes for one day of it. And a lighter one in between with alot of spotting. But sometimes I can have pms symptoms like I’m starting and not start for a couple weeks. (They say it’s inoperable.) Is this common? What should I be worried about? What can I do?
I had this same problem in 2005, I experienced heavy bleeding and it continued for about a week, quit with just spotting and then back to bleeding again. This was so bad it put me in a very weak state and finally decided to visit obgyn and had blood test and ultra sound done. I was so low on blood that I had to have 4 pints replaced due to so much blood loss. The ultra sound showed a fibroid tumor. I had a total abdominal hysterectomy in September 2005 and the tumor removed. The fibroid tumor was causing the main problem for me, making my periods unbearable. Now I feel fine health wise, my blood count is back up, but of course I went straight to menopause, but I’m handling it the best I can. I wish you luck, have your blood checked for anemia and an ultra sound to see where and how large the fibroids are.
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I have been bleeding in between my periods for a long time now, my periods are irregular iat is like having periods thruout, I cant enjoy sex anymore,I feel fatigued most times, I cant do vigorous activities and Iam addicted to mint chocolate.Please somebody help!!
The regular use of the following Homeopathic Prescription will regulate all irregularities in your periods.
1.PSORINUM 1M just one dose per week.
Followed by 4 tablets each of the following Tissue Salts at least 3 times a day half hour before meals:-
1.CALCAREA PHOS 6X
2.FERRUM PHOS 6X
3.NATRIUM MUR 6X
All of these are Side Effects free Homeopathic Remedies.
Take care and God Bless you !
If the remedies don’t make a difference in a week.
I would advise you to please put up more details about yourself and tell us exactly how and what you feel in your own words.So i can amend or correct your treatment.
Questions about undiagnosed bleeding, pain, and fertility(any doctors or nurses’ opinions would be great)?
I have had heavy periods, sharp pelvic pain and heavy bleeding in between periods for almost a year now. I have seen an OB/GYN who did an ultrasound and laparoscopy to see if I had endometriosis or fibroids, etc. She said she found nothing during these procedures. I have already been on 4 different birth control pills in the last year to try to control this and nothing has helped. I have read info about adenomyosis which says it is hard to diagnose even with laparoscopy and was wondering if that might be my problem. Does anyone know anything about adenomyosis or have any suggestions for these problems. I was also wondering if I do have adenomyosis, does it affect your fertility? Any help would be appreciated!
I am 23 years old and have only had one sexual partner 3 years ago (I have tested negative for STDs)
I just wanted to say good luck.
I haven’t come across the condition you’ve mentioned but perhaps you can track down a specialist to visit and be tested for it…
As for fertility- I have seen many women who are classed as unable to carry children/conceive having thier own babies as a result of new GIFT and IVF and other fertility treatments.
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