Your cycle shouldn't run your life, period

Get the facts on heavy periods and how to deal with them, including causes, treatments and more.

Your cycle shouldn't run your life, period

Get the facts on heavy periods and how to deal with them, including causes, treatments and more.

How Do I Know if My Period is Normal?

A NORMAL PERIOD

for one woman may not be normal for you—your period may last longer, or your flow may be heavier.  Here are some general guidelines on normal vs. heavy periods.

“I would be up on the mountain, and it’s not like I would carry pads and tampons everywhere.”

Katherine, 40

Learn about heavy periods

Heavy periods force millions of women to put their lives on hold each month.1 , 2 Learn about the condition and safe, minimally invasive procedures that could help change your cycle for the better.

Real Women, Real Period Solutions

Listen to [first names] describe their experience with heavy periods and the treatments that worked for them.

“The story of my struggle with my heavy periods is one of the most important stories I have to tell.”

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Connect, Share & Get Support

Communicate online with other women who are living with—and want to manage—their heavy periods.

Take Action Against Heavy Periods

Get tips for talking with your doctor about heavy periods and a helpful symptom checklist to share at your appointment.

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Find a doctor

Locate a physician near you who treats heavy periods with the latest minimally invasive procedures.