By Tori Hudson, ND

Heavy menstrual bleeding is one of the more common gynecological reasons why women see their healthcare provider. The experience and results of heavy menstrual bleeding can greatly impact quality of life. There can also be blood loss that leads to iron deficiency anemia, which can result in mild to severe fatigue as well as changes in cognition, exercise tolerance, dyspnea and heart palpitations.

In addition to effectively treating this condition, it’s important to determine the underlying cause of the heavy menstrual bleeding (defined as greater than 80 mL per menstrual cycle)....

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