Menstruation, whether is abundant or not, painful or irregular says something about your health. It is good to know what can highlight each of these characteristics, in order to take some precautions in time.
It’s time to start noticing the signs that your period shows you. Be careful especially about the irregularities that occur from one month to another. When you don’t have problems with your health, the blood during the menstrual cycle must be red and clear, without mucus or blood clots, menstruation should occur without bloating and should be painless. When things are different, this is what our period tries to transmit us:
Abundant bleeding means that you have to change your tampon or absorbent pad more than 5 times per day. Doctors say that abundance increases with age. So, age is one factor. But a big menstrual flow should alarm you and send you immediate to doctor. He will correctly identified the cause. Hormonal treatment could cause an abundant menstruation. Also, there are some diseases of the uterus that can lead abundant bleeding. It’s about uterine fibroids, uterine cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer that can cause these abnormal bleeding, although during menstruation.
Low bleeding quantities
A woman loses about 60 milliliters of blood at every period. When the amount is less, there is a problem. Birth control pills may be a reason. If you do not need more than one pad daily, you can have some hormonal disorders because. It can also be a sign of a malformation of the hymen, which stops some amount of blood.
This should make you wonder if you eat enough nutritious foods such as proteins, fresh fruits and vegetables, and carbohydrates or if you’re too stressed. These factors affect directly your period.
Bleeding between menstruations
Did you noticed small bleeding that have nothing to do with your menstrual period? If you take pills, then you should not worry too much because it’s one of the side effects of the pills. Conversely, if you don’t take birth control pills, then you should go to see a doctor because bleeding this might indicate the presence of polyps in the cervix or uterus. Also, could be a sign of uterine fibroids.