So how do you determine if you are suffering from menorrhagia? Here is an excellent chart for keeping track of your cycle to give to your doctor. It is so hard to explain to our doctors just how much blood loss is actually occurring without some sort of "tracking" device. Print this chart out and use it if you would like to, it certainly won't hurt and it will give your doctor a better "picture" of what you are dealing with each cycle:
Join the conversation in the Discussion Forums where you will find support from other women that are going through this and that understand it. I believe it helps just knowing you are not alone in this and venting is a good way to relieve the high stress and frustration associated with it.
Menorrhagia is the medical term for heavy menstrual bleeding.
eMedicine - Menorrhagia : Article by Julia A Shaw, MD
Menorrhagia is menstruation at regular cycle intervals but with excessive flow and duration.
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