How to Treat Heavy Periods with Diet and Natural Progesterone

heavy periodsYes, you can use natural treatment for very heavy periods but you need the right treatment for your cause of heavy periods.

There are three main causes of heavy periods: 1) thyroid disease, 2) low progesterone or “unopposed” estrogen, and 3) endometriosis or adenomyosis.

Let’s look at each cause (and possible treatments) and then I’ll provide the top five ways to generally lighten flow. (You still want to treat the underlying cause, if you can.)

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The Pros and Cons of the Hormonal IUD (Mirena, Kyleena, and Skyla)

Mirena hormonal IUDThe hormonal IUD is different from all other types of hormonal birth control in that it does permit some ovulation and natural cycling.  That’s a good thing!

Other good things about the hormonal IUD are that it dramatically decreases menstrual flow and can give some relief for endometriosis.

There are, however, a few bad things about Mirena and other types of hormonal IUDs. Read on.

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