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Heavy periods self-assessment

Heavy periods aren't 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.

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Media last reviewed: 20/04/2016

Next review due: 20/04/2018

Heavy periods

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