Problem

Excessive menstrual bleeding

Other Names:
Menorrhagia
Nature:
Excessive menstrual bleeding occurs most often prior to menopause, with no underlying pathology present just response to erratic hormone production. In younger women menorrhagia can be caused by a range of problems, necessitating skilled diagnosis. Such causes include fibroids, polyps, blood-clotting problems or tumours. Gynaecologic disorders related to menorrhagia include iron deficiency anemia, dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, and premenstrual syndrome.
Incidence:
In Chinese medicine, excessive menstual bleeding indicates heat in the blood or deficient qi.
Broader Problems:
Disorders of menstruation
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
12.06.2018 – 01:39 CEST