Nobody likes to talk about it. Period.
Heavy periods, that is. But many women experience them. They can be painful and affect everyday activities and, well, life! And they’re more common than you might think.
There are many reasons a woman might experience heavy menstrual bleeding, including a hormone imbalance, using an IUD to prevent pregnancy, perimenopause and menopause itself. But, often, the cause is either endometriosis or uterine fibroids.
In fact, 70% of white women and 80% of African American women will develop uterine fibroids. And endometriosis affects one in 10 women between the ages of 15 and 49.
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