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Heavy periods self-assessment

Heavy periods are not necessarily a sign there is anything wrong, but they can affect you physically and emotionally and can cause disruption to everyday life. This assessment will help you to gauge how heavy your periods are and will explain more about potential causes and treatment options.

Media last reviewed: 13/08/2013

Next review due: 13/08/2015

Heavy periods

Information and advice for worried women

Menstrual cycle

Find out about the menstrual cycle, periods, what's normal, PMS and fertility