You know when something’s just not right. Maybe it’s those heavy, painful cycles, irregular periods or pelvic pain that just doesn’t go away. Many women experience heavy bleeding and pelvic pain without realizing how easily treatable these conditions are.

Heavier-than-normal periods can take a big toll on every aspect of your life. But the potential relief is in sight to end your suffering. One approach is NovaSure®, a form of endometrial ablation. This one-time procedure can be easily performed in the office or surgery center. This procedure gently removes the lining of the uterus without surgery or anesthesia. Best of all, it only takes five minutes. NovaSure delivers great results for 93% of the women who undergo the procedure. They experience dramatically reduced menstrual bleeding or complete cessation after one treatment. They also recover very quickly and they typically return to work the next day. Endometrial ablation is for women who have completed their childbearing years.

Causes for abnormal or heavy bleeding are:

  • Hormone imbalance
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Infection
  • Cancer

Don't be alarmed over your menstrual cycle: Get help

Unexpected bleeding or abnormally heavy periods can be quite alarming. This excessive or prolonged menstrual cycle is referred to as menorrhagia. Women should understand that a normal menstrual cycle involves a very complex series of events. Without fertilization of an egg, the uterine lining sheds monthly. This  causes menstrual bleeding. There is also a wide range of normal when it comes to menstrual cycles. The normal cycle can be as short as 21 days or as long as 35 days. A normal period may only last two days or as long as seven days. Women typically lose from two to eight tablespoons of blood and fluid.

One of the most common causes is uterine fibroids, although there are hundreds of possible causes for excessive menstrual bleeding. The term "fibroids" is another name for non-cancerous tumors on the uterus. Fibroids may or may not cause symptoms, depending on their size and location. No matter what your condition, gynecologist physicians James D. Neal, MD, FACOG will make sure you’re completely informed and comfortable with treatment. They’ll do everything possible to make the whole process as easy as possible on you. 

Get the best gynecologic solutions for abnormal or irregular bleeding. Schedule an appointment with James D. Neal, MD, FACOG by calling us in Murrieta at 951-677-0215 or in Temecula at 951-677-0215. For your convenience, fill out and submit our online Request an Appointment form to book your preferred consultation. We see gynecology patients from the surrounding areas including Fallbrook, Hemet, Murrieta and Temecula. Se Habla Español.

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