Menorrhagia is a word that means very heavy menstrual bleeding. Medically also known as abnormal uterine bleeding.
Menorrhagia or abnormal uterine bleeding affects 30%of women of reproductive age. IT IS A PHYSICALLY AS WELL AS MENTALLY CRIPPLING PROBLEM AS FAR AS A WOMAN’S QUALITY OF LIFE IS CONCERNED.
Heavy bleeding is a leading cause of distress amongst women as heavy blood flow leads to weakness, giddiness, lack of concentration, and fatiguability or tiredness. It is also one of the common causes of absenteeism amongst working women. As the woman is the center of the family, if the woman is sick, the whole family is affected.
Menorrhagia is treatable if the conditions causing menorrhagia are addressed in a precise and perfect manner. There are a variety of conservative or uterus sparing and modern surgical treatment options available to treat menorrhagia or abnormal uterine bleeding.
Dr. Dimple Doshi; at Vardaan Hospital empathizes with the women suffering from menorrhagia and suggests the right line of treatment. She is an expert gynecologist to treat menorrhagia by minimally invasive methods, and our aim is to conserve the uterus; removal of the uterus is the last resort. We, at Vardaan hospital, are equipped with the latest instruments to help the patients ease their problems in the best suitable manner.
Weakness and lethargy
Tiredness and fatiguability
Irritability and mood swings
Lack of concentration
Easy susceptibility to any infection
THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF MENORRHAGIA Causes of painless menorrhagia or abnormal uterine bleeding:
The cause of menorrhagia can be accurately determined by doing routine investigations like ultrasound and if any identifiable cause is not found, other investigations like D and C and/or hysteroscopy may be advised. Hormonal imbalance can be diagnosed by doing hormonal assays like thyroid testing and estimation of other hormones also.
The treatment of menorrhagia depends solely on its cause.
Menorrhagia can be treated by:
Expectant management or just WAIT AND WATCH: