How much clotting is normal during your period? I know that it is normal to have some clotting but I always have a ton.

Updated 17 December 2019 under Ask Us.

Thanks for your question! You’re right. Some clotting is normal during a woman’s period; however, sometimes there may be a medical reason that a woman has large clots. During a […]

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I read that taking birth control pills can help lower the risk of getting anemia. I have already been diagnosed with iron-deficiency anemia; will going on the pill help?

Updated 21 October 2015 under Ask Us.

Birth control pills are often prescribed by health care providers to treat certain medical conditions such as heavy periods. Because there is less menstrual bleeding when taking birth control pills, […]

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