Heavy menstrual bleeding during the menstrual cycle – Herbal Treatment

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heavy menstrual flowSome women experience heavy menstrual flow during their menstrual cycle. The average women with normal bleeding should eject between 30 and 44 milliliters of blood during menstruation. Every woman is unique and her menstrual cycle should be regular, but some women experience heavy bleeding.

For this reason, we will explain to you what is considered as the normal range of menstrual cycle and why there are a disturbance and change. Heavy menstrual bleeding is called menorrhagia. The condition is defined by the fact that the woman loses 81 milliliters or more of the blood during the menstrual cycle.

Symptoms of menorrhagia


The menstrual cycle that lasts more than 7 days to 10 days is still considered normal if a woman has a normal bleeding.

Altering sanitary pads, tampons every hour.

The necessity to redouble protection.

Bleeding through the thick protection during sleep.

Large blood clots.

Fatigue and shortness of breath.

Hormonal imbalance

menstrual cycleSome women experience heavy bleeding during their menstrual cycle. Most women who experience excessive bleeding during their menstrual cycles have ovulatory dysfunction, to be more precise, they do not have proper ovulation. It ocomes about most often due to hormonal imbalance. Women with normal menstrual cycles have a balance of estrogen and progesterone. Follicle stimulating hormone is released in the pituitary, which signals the follicle to release estrogen.

This is a signal to the endometrium (lining of the uterus) to begin to grow in preparation for ovulation, contraception and implementation of a fertilized egg. Continues releasing of an adequate amounts of estrogen ovum until it reach the peak of maturity, then comes to the release of luteinizing hormone. This is a signal to start releasing progesterone and the endometrium is formed, preparing for deployment. The release of LH signals that the egg is remission, that is ovulation. With women who have menorrhagia there is a disruption in the release of hormones.

hormonal imbalance

This hormonal imbalance can manifest itself in the form of excessive bleeding as a function of the ovulatory cycle was not caused by the endometrium can grow too. This hormonal imbalance can manifest itself in the form of excessive bleeding because function of the ovulatory cycle was not caused and  endometrium can grow too much.

If you did not put enough estrogen to start LH, ovulation does not occur. In this case, it does not relieve enough progesterone. Adequate amounts of estrogen and progesterone are required to regulate the amount of blood that forms the lining of the uterus. Insufficient levels of progesterone is associated with heavy menstrual bleeding.

Menorrhagia may also be associated with some other changes in the body. It is important to exclude other causes of excessive menstrual bleeding. Only thus can get the right diagnosis.

Excessive menstrual bleeding

Excessive menstrual bleedingIt is important, if you have excessive menstrual bleeding Menorrhagia, to go to a doctor who can help you to find the causes of this disorder in order to determine which methods will be most effective for treatment. It is important that at excessive menstrual bleeding, the doctor takes into account other factors, such as:

Uterine fibroids and polyps

The disarray caused by a problem of coagulation of blood, can be a genetic disorder. Antiinflammatory and anticoagulants or plant enzymes, are used in excessive doses. They should not be used by women with heavy menstrual bleeding. Adenoimiosis is a condition that usually occurs with older women who give birth.

The problems of the thyroid gland.

Pelvic inflammation

Kidney or liver disease

Preventive liver cleansing and healing is possible by using herbal preparations. More about cleansing the liver can be found in the article cleanse the liver with epsom salt. The liver can also be cleaned with some plants and extracts of these plants that affect even very serious diseases.

Uterine cancer, cervical cancer or ovarian cancer.

Abortion, if this is the first time that you have heavy menstrual bleeding  Menorrhagia problems, there is a chance that this miscarriage. When your doctor exclude serious possible factors of excessive bleeding such as listed, then should be approached determining whether estrogen and progesterone are within the normal range.

Natural remedies that help with heavy menstrual bleeding Hormonal disorders

Maca root
Maca root

Vitex: it affects the hormonal balance of the body. Vitex normalize ovulation and progesterone. In a study that lasted 2 years Vitex was used to treat 51 women, and 64% of women reported improvement within 2 to 3 months. Vitex has no side effects.

Maca: food for the endocrine system, helps the pituitary gland and affects the adrenal and thyroid gland (affect hormone balance). Maca stimulates and nourishes the pituitary gland, acts as a balance to the hormonal system. When the function of the pituitary gland is optimum then entire endocrine system becomes balanced. Maca provides hormonal balance and control the production of hormones.

DIM: regulate estrogen levels

Progesterone cream: increases the natural way by rubbing the skin level progesterone, supplements the levels of this hormone and leads to a natural balance.

Herbal support during difficult menstrual bleeding:

Slow Flow: This is a blend of plant origin, which normalizes the bleeding and is used when excessive bleeding. Slow flow contains ginger root, periwinkle plant, flower yarrow and a few herbs that stop bleeding extensively.

Herbal support for heavy menstrual bleeding and anemia:

With women with heavy menstrual bleeding an iron deficiency disorder  is coming to, known as anemia. If this is not controlled after disorders of excessive bleeding due to lack of iron drain of blood could be continued. It is important for these individuals to supplement the diet foods that are more iron-containing.

Meat rich in iron:

-red meat




Plants rich in iron:




-Sunflower seeds and pumpkin

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson

I am a nutritionist and healthcare practitioner with over 10 years of experience. I am a medical article writer, blog writer. My passion is to help people. My favorite quote is:  “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates

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