How to Treat Heavy Periods with Diet and Progesterone or Prometrium

heavy periodsNatural treatment can work for heavy or flooding periods but you need the right treatment for your cause of heavy periods.

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

Let’s look at each cause (and possible treatments) and then I’ll provide the top five general ways to lighten menstrual 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 relieve symptoms of endometriosis.

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

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