Approximately 20 percent of women suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding which can interfere with everyday life. According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, this is defined as “excessive menstrual blood loss which interferes with a woman’s physical, social, emotional and/or material quality of life.” 
There are a number of stop-the-flow procedures, called endometrial ablation, which can make your period more manageable. Learn more about choices available for Menstrual Problems and discuss with your Desert West provider during your next visit.